Securing Water and Wastewater Systems

Global Experiences

Author: Robert M. Clark,Simon Hakim

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319010921

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 398

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Urban water and wastewater systems have an inherent vulnerability to both manmade and natural threats and disasters including droughts, earthquakes and terrorist attacks. It is well established that natural disasters including major storms, such as hurricanes and flooding, can effect water supply security and integrity. Earthquakes and terrorist attacks have many characteristics in common because they are almost impossible to predict and can cause major devastation and confusion. Terrorism is also a major threat to water security and recent attention has turned to the potential that these attacks have for disrupting urban water supplies. There is a need to introduce the related concept of Integrated Water Resources Management which emphasizes linkages between land-use change and hydrological systems, between ecosystems and human health, and between political and scientific aspects of water management. An expanded water security agenda should include a conceptual focus on vulnerability, risk, and resilience; an emphasis on threats, shocks, and tipping points; and a related emphasis on adaptive management given limited predictability. Internationally, concerns about water have often taken a different focus and there is also a growing awareness, including in the US, that water security should include issues related to quantity, climate change, and biodiversity impacts, in addition to terrorism. This presents contributions from a group of internationally recognized experts that attempt to address the four areas listed above and includes suggestions as to how to deal with related problems. It also addresses the new and potentially growing issue of cyber attacks against water and waste water infrastructure including descriptions of actual attacks, making it of interest to scholars and policy-makers concerned with protecting the water supply.

Safe Piped Water

Managing Microbial Water Quality in Piped Distribution Systems

Author: Ainsworth R.

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 924156251X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 147

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The development of pressurized pipe networks for supplying drinking-water to individual dwellings buildings and communal taps is an important component in the continuing development and health of many communities. This publication considers the introduction of microbial contaminants and growth of microorganisms in distribution networks and the practices that contribute to ensuring drinking-water safety in piped distribution systems.

Environmental Engineering

Proceedings of the 2nd National Congress on Environmental Engineering, 4-8 September 2005

Author: Lucjan Pawlowski,Marzenna R. Dudzinska,Artur Pawlowski

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780415408189

Category: Science

Page: 536

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Environmental engineering protects the conditions of a safe environment, its role being crucial in eliminating ecological threats. It has an interdisciplinary character, utilising principles from biology, chemistry, biochemistry and physics to neutralize pollutants in all facets of the environment. Environmental engineering deals with a wide range of technical and technological problems, including the design and maintenance of water supply, sewage disposal, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning in buildings. This proceedings aims to assess the state of scientific research in various areas of environmental engineering; to evaluate organizational, technical and technological progress in contributing to ecological security; and to determine the place of environmental engineering in sustainable development, taking into account current political and economic conditions. Environmental Engineering is an invaluable source of information and ideas for the international environment engineering scientific community.

The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection

Author: Monzer Fanun

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0444632840

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 720

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The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection describes the importance of colloids in many applications that contribute to environmental protection, including drinking water and wastewater treatment, heavy metal remediation, treatment of radioactive materials, corrosion, and energy conversion. Knowledge of the physical and chemical composition of colloids is important to understand and accurately model the relevant processes. The book familiarizes the reader with the technological features of the application of colloids in environmental protection, and provides chemical engineers, researchers, and scientists in academic and corporate communities with the latest developments in this field. Each chapter covers the whole spectrum of the relevant science, from the fundamentals to applications. Provides the applied technological features of colloids in environmental protection Gives insight into the use of bio-solid colloids as contaminant carriers Covers the natural occurrence of biosurfactants in the environment and their applications Provides information on the use of nanoparticles for environmental applications Chapters written by recognized and respected experts in the field from all over the world

Water 21

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Water quality management

Page: N.A

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Removal of humic substances from water

selected proceedings of the IAWQ-IWSA International Conference on Removal of Humic Substances from Water, held in Trondheim, Norway, 24-26 June, 1999

Author: Hallvard Ødegaard,International Association on Water Quality

Publisher: Intl Water Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 266

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Pollution Abstracts

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pollution

Page: N.A

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Indexes material from conference proceedings and hard-to-find documents, in addition to journal articles. Over 1,000 journals are indexed and literature published from 1981 to the present is covered. Topics in pollution and its management are extensively covered from the standpoints of atmosphere, emissions, mathematical models, effects on people and animals, and environmental action. Major areas of coverage include: air pollution, marine pollution, freshwater pollution, sewage and wastewater treatment, waste management, land pollution, toxicology and health, noise, and radiation.

Issues in Global Environment: Pollution and Waste Management: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464964866

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1116

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Issues in Global Environment: Pollution and Waste Management: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Global Environment—Pollution and Waste Management. The editors have built Issues in Global Environment: Pollution and Waste Management: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Global Environment—Pollution and Waste Management in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Global Environment: Pollution and Waste Management: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Issues in Life Sciences: Aquatic and Marine Life: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 146496548X

Category: Science

Page: 853

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Issues in Life Sciences: Aquatic and Marine Life: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Life Sciences—Aquatic and Marine Life. The editors have built Issues in Life Sciences: Aquatic and Marine Life: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Life Sciences—Aquatic and Marine Life in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Life Sciences: Aquatic and Marine Life: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Biodegradable Organic Matter in Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution

Author: Mechèle Prévost

Publisher: Amer Water Works Assn

ISBN: 9781583213674

Category: Science

Page: 300

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This compilation covers all aspects of biodegradable organic matter in drinking water by addressing the improvement made to water treatment and quality during the last 20 years. This book is a must for researchers and a valuable reference and guidance tool for all water producers.

Issues in Analysis, Measurement, Monitoring, Imaging, and Remote Sensing Technology: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963843

Category: Science

Page: 2350

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Issues in Analysis, Measurement, Monitoring, Imaging, and Remote Sensing Technology: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Analysis, Measurement, Monitoring, Imaging, and Remote Sensing Technology. The editors have built Issues in Analysis, Measurement, Monitoring, Imaging, and Remote Sensing Technology: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Analysis, Measurement, Monitoring, Imaging, and Remote Sensing Technology in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Analysis, Measurement, Monitoring, Imaging, and Remote Sensing Technology: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963355

Category: Science

Page: 5106

View: 3617

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Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Biological and Life Sciences Research. The editors have built Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Biological and Life Sciences Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Biological and Life Sciences Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Fight Club

Roman

Author: Chuck Palahniuk

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3894808357

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Sie sind jung, sie sind stark – und sie sind gelangweilt: Normale, berufstätige Männer und Familienväter auf der Suche nach einem Mittel gegen die Leere in ihrem Leben. Sie treffen sich auf Parkplätzen und in Kellern von Bars, um mit nackten Fäusten gegeneinander zu kämpfen. Der Anführer dieser „Fight Clubs“ ist Tyler Durden, und er ist besessen von dem Plan, furchtbare Rache an einer Welt zu nehmen, in der es keine menschliche Wärme mehr gibt ...

Aquarium für Dummies

Author: Maddy Hargrove,Mic Hargrove

Publisher: Wiley-VCH

ISBN: 9783527701803

Category: Pets

Page: 360

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Fischer Fritz pflegt fidele Fische Stundenlang vor einem Aquarium zu sitzen und einfach nur den bunten, quirligen Fischen zuzuschauen, die sich durch das Wasser bewegen - ist es das, was Sie gerne wollen? Doch bevor Sie ins Zoogeschäft rennen und die Fische nach Geschmack aussuchen, sollten Sie sich schlau machen, welche Fische es gibt, wie diese sich untereinander, was es bei Futter und Pflege zu beachten gibt und wie man überhaupt die ganze Sache am besten angeht. Maddy und Mic Hargrove geben alltagstaugliche Tipps, wie Sie dafür sorgen können, dass Ihre Fische sich bei Ihnen bald munter wie ein Fisch im Wasser fühlen. Sie erfahren: Welche Ausrüstung Sie brauchen außer einem großen Bottich mit Wasser Welche Fischarten es gibt und wie Sie die richtigen Fische auswählen Wie Sie ein gesundes Klima im Aquarium schaffen und erhalten