Sustainable Water Engineering

Sustainable Water Engineering

Author: Ramesha Chandrappa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118541029

Category: Science

Page: 432

View: 396

Ensuring safe and plentiful supplies of potable water (both now and for future generations) and developing sustainable treatment processes for wastewater are among the world’s greatest engineering challenges. However, sustainability requires investment of money, time and knowledge. Some parts of the world are already working towards this goal but many nations have neither the political will nor the resources to tackle even basic provision and sanitation. Combining theory and practice from the developing and developed worlds with high- and low-tech, high- and low-cost solutions, this book discusses fundamental and advanced aspects of water engineering and includes: water resource issues including climate change, water scarcity, economic and financial aspects requirements for sustainable water systems fundamentals of treatment and process design industrial water use and wastewater treatment sustainable effluent disposal sustainable construction principles With integrated theory, design and operation specifications for each treatment process, this book addresses the extent to which various treatment methods work in theory as well as how cost effective they are in practice. It provides a nontechnical guide on how to recover and reuse water from effluent, which is suitable for those in water resource management, environmental planning, civil and chemical engineering.

Sustainable Water Engineering

Sustainable Water Engineering

Author: Susanne Charlesworth

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780128164044

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 324

View: 537

Sustainable Water Engineering introduces the latest thinking from academic, stakeholder and practitioner perspectives who address challenges around flooding, water quality issues, water supply, environmental quality and the future for sustainable water engineering. In addition, the book addresses historical legacies, strategies at multiple scales, governance and policy. Offers well-structured content that is strategic in its approach Covers up-to-date issues and examples from both developed and developing nations Include the latest research in the field that is ideal for undergraduates and post-graduate researchers Presents real world applications, showing how engineers, environmental consultancies and international institutions can use the concepts and strategies

Sustainable Water Engineering

Sustainable Water Engineering

Author: Susanne Charlesworth

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780128161203

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 324

View: 539

Sustainable Water Engineering introduces the latest thinking from academic, stakeholder and practitioner perspectives who address challenges around flooding, water quality issues, water supply, environmental quality and the future for sustainable water engineering. In addition, the book addresses historical legacies, strategies at multiple scales, governance and policy. Offers well-structured content that is strategic in its approach Covers up-to-date issues and examples from both developed and developing nations Include the latest research in the field that is ideal for undergraduates and post-graduate researchers Presents real world applications, showing how engineers, environmental consultancies and international institutions can use the concepts and strategies

Sustainable Water Treatment

Sustainable Water Treatment

Author: Miklas Scholz

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780128162477

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 352

View: 955

Sustainable Water Treatment: Engineering Solutions for a Variable Climate covers sustainable water and environmental engineering aspects relevant for the drainage and treatment of storm water and wastewater. The book explains the fundamental science and engineering principles for the student and professional market. Standard and novel design recommendations for sustainable technologies, such as constructed wetlands, sustainable drainage systems and sustainable flood retention basins are provided to account for the interests of professional engineers and environmental scientists. The book presents the latest research findings in wastewater treatment and runoff control that are ideal for academics and senior consultants. The book offers a challenging, diverse, holistic, multidisciplinary, experimental and modelling-orientated case study, covering topics such as natural wetlands, constructed treatment wetlands for pollution control, sustainable drainage systems managing diffuse pollution, specific applications, such as wetlands treating dye wastewater and ecological sanitation systems recycling treated waters for the irrigation of crops. Explains the fundamental science and engineering principles behind each topic Provides an easy-to-understand, descriptive overview of complex ‘black box’ drainage and treatment systems and general design issues involved Includes a comprehensive analysis of asset performance, modelling of treatment processes, and an assessment of sustainability and economics

Environmental Hydraulics and Sustainable Water Management, Two Volume Set

Environmental Hydraulics and Sustainable Water Management, Two Volume Set

Author: J.H.W. Lee

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781482262865

Category: Science

Page: 2319

View: 112

This two-volume set, with cd-rom, comprises the Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics & the 14th Congress of Asia and Pacific Division, International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research held in December 2004 in Hong Kong. Volume 1 covers the selected papers presented at the 4th Internation

Emerging Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water Treatment

Emerging Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water Treatment

Author: Rajindar Singh

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780444633163

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

View: 594

Emerging Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water Treatment provides the latest information on the impending crisis posed by water stress and poor sanitation, a timely issue that is one of the greatest human challenges of the 21st century. The book also discusses the use of membrane technology, a serious contender that can be used to confront the crisis on a global scale, along with its specific uses as a solution to this escalating problem. Provides a unique source on membrane technology and its application for water treatment Focuses on technologies designed for the treatment of seawater and brackish water Highlights the most economically and environmentally friendly membrane technologies Lists various technologies and emphasizes their link to renewable energy, energy efficiency, nanotechnology, reuse, and recycle

Sustainable Water Management and Technologies, Two-Volume Set

Sustainable Water Management and Technologies, Two-Volume Set

Author: Daniel H. Chen

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482215233

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1168

View: 625

Addressing two cornerstone areas in the field of water sustainability, management and technology, this two-volume set provides the most comprehensive coverage of the topic available. It presents best practices as a foundation and stresses emerging technologies and strategies that facilitate water sustainability for future generations. Timely water topics like unconventional oil and gas development, global warming with changing precipitation patterns, integration of water and energy sustainability, and green manufacturing are discussed. The first volume covers strategy and management issues, such as water resource planning, water resource supply systems and use patterns, policy making, and implementation of proper regulations as an integrated part of the solution or approach toward water sustainability. It discusses best management practices for water resource allocation, groundwater protection, and water quality assurance, especially for rural, arid, and underdeveloped regions of the world. The second volume covers cost-effective water treatment and reclamation technologies. Emphasis is placed on emerging nanotechnology, biotechnology, and information technology applications as well as sustainable processes and products to protect the environment and human health, save water and energy, and minimize material use. Provides deep coverage of two cornerstones of water sustainability: management and technology. Discusses best management practices and strategies for water resource allocation, ground water protection, adaptation to changing precipitation patterns, and water quality assurance, especially for rural, arid, and underdeveloped regions of the world as an integrated part of the solution or approach toward water sustainability. Covers a wide array of technology topics including drinking water/wastewater treatment, groundwater treatment/remediation, biotechnology applications, pollution prevention of unconventional oil and gas production, and membrane technologies. Discusses water resource monitoring, efficiency, and quality management. Details emerging nanotechnology, biotechnology, and information technology applications, as well as sustainable processes and products. "

Sustainable Water Services

Sustainable Water Services

Author: Richard M. Ashley

Publisher: IWA Publishing

ISBN: 9781843390657

Category: Science

Page: 245

View: 756

Sustainable Water Services: A Procedural Guide is the result of the Sustainable Water industry Asset Resource Decisions (SWARD) project, undertaken by a consortium of UK academics in collaboration with water service providers in Scotland, England and Romania. It has been developed to act as a practical tool to assist with the explicit inclusion of ?sustainability? in the decision-making processes of those responsible for providing water services. The book contains a framework that comprises a set of decision support processes that can be used by water service providers to explicitly incorporate sustainability considerations into their decision-making procedures, through the use of sustainability principles, criteria, indicators and processes. These principles and criteria can be applied at an overall corporate strategic level, for example in the service provider?s mission statement, or at an application level, where these strategic principles are being applied to a particular decision. Sustainable Water Services is designed to inform and to provide support for strategic activity, both as a resource containing information about sustainability, and by employing feedback from application to inform the strategic processes of the water service provider. Presents an inclusive and generic set of sustainability criteria for use in water industry decision making processes; Discusses the legislative drivers for sustainable decision making for the UK water industry; Presents clear case study examples of the sustainability framework in action; Discusses the use and applicability of a wide range of tools and techniques for undertaking environmental, economic and social analyses, e.g. life cycle assessment, multi-criteria analysis.

Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs

Sustainable Water Resource Development Using Coastal Reservoirs

Author: T.G. Sitharam

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780128180037

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 296

View: 215

Coastal reservoirs are viewed in many regions of the world as an emerging concept of storing fresh water when the river basin is in flood. Similar reservoirs (or impoundments) can be used to generate tidal renewable energy and/or provide the catalysis for urban regeneration. Constructed near the coast in natural river basins, these reservoirs have a smaller environmental footprint and are less obstructive than inland dams. Written by an international group of Civil, Environmental, and Geotechnical Engineers, Sustainable Water Resource Development using Coastal Reservoirs discusses the latest research and breakthroughs in their use, while offering expert advice into their sustainable design and construction. The perfect reference for researchers exploring the feasibility of this emerging technology or experienced professionals who wish to implement this technology as a water scarcity solution or a tidal renewable energy source or for urban regeneration, Sustainable Water Resource Development using Coastal Reservoirs provides an expert resource to the design, construction and use of coastal reservoirs. The reference begins with a brief but readable examination of water quantity, quality design and geotechnical considerations. The book includes international case studies to clearly illustrate the various uses, design, planning, construction, and operation methods. These case studies include projects such as: Afsluitdijk in the IJsselmeer, (Netherlands), Zuiderzee (Netherlands), Thanneermukkom Bund (India), Sihwa (South Korea), Saemangeum, (South Korea), Chenhang (China), Plover Cove (China), and Marina Barrage (Singapore). Explores the feasibility/design implications for Coastal Reservoirs based on estimation of runoff, detailed assessment of water demand and estimation of water quality Provides design schemes/procedures for the construction and operation of coastal reservoirs Includes case studies to illustrate the design, planning, construction and operations of coastal reservoirs from around the world

Sustainable Water Resources in the Built Environment

Sustainable Water Resources in the Built Environment

Author: Marilyn Waite

Publisher: IWA Publishing

ISBN: 9781843393238

Category: Science

Page: 245

View: 844

Sustainable Water Resources in the Built Environment covers elements of water engineering and policy making in the sustainable construction of buildings with a focus on case studies from Panama and Kenya. It provides comprehensive information based on case studies, experimental data, interviews, and in-depth research. The book focuses on the water aspects of sustainable construction in less economically developed environments. It covers the importance of sustainable construction in developing country contexts with particular reference to what is meant by the water and wastewater aspects of sustainable buildings, the layout, climate, and culture of sites, the water quality tests performed and results obtained, the design of rainwater harvesting systems and policy considerations. The book is a useful resource for practitioners in the field working on the water aspects of sustainable construction (international aid agencies, engineering firms working in developing contexts, intergovernmental organizations and NGOs). It is also useful as a text for water and sanitation practices in developing countries. Visit the IWA WaterWiki to read and share material related to this title: http://www.iwawaterwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Articles/SustainabilityinWaterSupply

Soil and Water Engineering

Soil and Water Engineering

Author: Balram Panigrahi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781771883931

Category: Science

Page: 616

View: 307

Modeling aspects have added a new dimension in research innovations in all branches of engineering. In the field of soil and water engineering, they are increasingly used for planning, development, and management of land and water resources, including analysis of quantity and quality parameters of surface and ground water, flood forecasting and control measures, optimum allocation and utilization of irrigation water. The application of these models saves considerable time in decision support systems and helps in conservation and optimum allocations of scarce precious natural resources.

Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta

Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta

Author: National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309256193

Category: Political Science

Page: 270

View: 557

Extensively modified over the last century and a half, California's San Francisco Bay Delta Estuary remains biologically diverse and functions as a central element in California's water supply system. Uncertainties about the future, actions taken under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) and companion California statues, and lawsuits have led to conflict concerning the timing and amount of water that can be diverted from the Delta for agriculture, municipal, and industrial purposes and concerning how much water is needed to protect the Delta ecosystem and its component species. Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta focuses on scientific questions, assumptions, and conclusions underlying water-management alternatives and reviews the initial public draft of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan in terms of adequacy of its use of science and adaptive management. In addition, this report identifies the factors that may be contributing to the decline of federally listed species, recommend future water-supple and delivery options that reflect proper consideration of climate change and compatibility with objectives of maintaining a sustainable Bay-Delta ecosystem, advises what degree of restoration of the Delta system is likely to be attainable, and provides metrics that can be used by resource managers to measure progress toward restoration goals.