Sustainable Water Engineering

Sustainable Water Engineering
Author: Susanne Charlesworth,Colin A. Booth,Kemi Adeyeye
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2020-11-27
ISBN 10: 0128164042
ISBN 13: 9780128164044
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water Engineering Book Review:

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: Ramesha Chandrappa,Diganta B. Das
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2014-06-16
ISBN 10: 1118541022
ISBN 13: 9781118541029
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water Engineering Book Review:

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 for the Future

Sustainable Water for the Future
Author: Isabel C. Escobar,Andrea Schäfer
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 444
Release: 2009-10-05
ISBN 10: 9780080932170
ISBN 13: 0080932177
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water for the Future Book Review:

This book is part of a series on sustainability. Specifically, it deals with the issue of sustainable water use. Fresh sources of potable water are being depleted across the world. Pure water is the goal of water utilities as well as several industries. Well past the experimental stage, membrane processes are now a proven and reliable method of providing high-quality, cost-effective water. Membrane technologies have immediate applications to treatment of fresh, brackish and sea waters, as well as wastewater reclamation. With innovative module design and engineering, micro- and ultra-filtrations have become effective and economical for drinking water production, particularly for removal of microorganisms. Membrane bioreactors are being developed for municipal and industrial water recycling. Various membrane processes are also used to remove contaminants from industrial wastewaters. This book covers the fundamental and practical concepts and issues regarding the application of membrane technologies for sustainable water treatment. It describes and compares the effectiveness of desalination versus water recycling for long-term sustainable water use. - Describes the global water situation with respect to sustainability - Emphasizes the role of membrane technologies - Compares the strategies of water recycling and desalination

Sustainable Water Management

Sustainable Water Management
Author: Daniel H. Chen
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 428
Release: 2016-10-14
ISBN 10: 1482215195
ISBN 13: 9781482215199
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water Management Book Review:

While the world’s population continues to grow, the availability of water remains constant. Facing the looming water crisis, society needs to tackle strategic management issues as an integrated part of the solution toward water sustainability. The first volume in the two-volume set Sustainable Water Management and Technologies offers readers a practical and comprehensive look at such key water management topics as water resource planning and governance, water infrastructure planning and adaption, proper regulations, and water scarcity and inequality. It discusses best management practices for water resource allocation, ground water protection, and water quality assurance, especially for rural, arid, and underdeveloped regions of the world. Timely topics such as drought, ecosystem sustainability, climate change, and water management for shale oil and gas development are presented. Discusses best practices for water resource allocation, ground water protection, and water quality assurance. Offers chapters on urban, rural, arid, and underdeveloped regions of the world. Describes timely topics such as drought, ecosystem sustainability, climate change, and water management for shale oil and gas development. Covers water resource planning and governance, water infrastructure planning and adaptation, proper regulations, and water scarcity and inequality Discusses water resource monitoring, efficiency, and quality management.

Toward a Sustainable Water Future

Toward a Sustainable Water Future
Author: Environmental and Water Resources Institute (U.S.). Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee
Publsiher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9780784412077
ISBN 13: 0784412073
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Toward a Sustainable Water Future Book Review:

This report contains essays by more than 50 experts in environmental and water resource issues who describe their visions of the field in 2050 and the steps necessary to make those visions a reality.

Sustainable Water Treatment

Sustainable Water Treatment
Author: Miklas Scholz
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2018-08-28
ISBN 10: 0128162473
ISBN 13: 9780128162477
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water Treatment Book Review:

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

Modern Hydrology and Sustainable Water Development

Modern Hydrology and Sustainable Water Development
Author: S. K. Gupta
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2011-06-13
ISBN 10: 9781444347722
ISBN 13: 1444347721
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Hydrology and Sustainable Water Development Book Review:

The material of this book will derive its scientific under-pinning from basics of mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, meteorology, engineering, soil science, and related disciplines and will provide sufficient breadth and depth of understanding in each sub-section of hydrology. It will start with basic concepts: Water, its properties, its movement, modelling and quality The distribution of water in space and time Water resource sustainability Chapters on ‘global change’ and ‘water and ethics’ aim respectively to emphasize the central role of hydrological cycle and its quantitative understanding and monitoring for human well being and to familiarize the readers with complex issues of equity and justice in large scale water resource development process. Modern Hydrology for Sustainable Development is intended not only as a textbook for students in earth and environmental science and civil engineering degree courses, but also as a reference for professionals in fields as diverse as environmental planning, civil engineering, municipal and industrial water supply, irrigation and catchment management.

Emerging Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water Treatment

Emerging Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water Treatment
Author: Rajindar Singh,Nicholas Hankins
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2016-03-10
ISBN 10: 0444633162
ISBN 13: 9780444633163
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Membrane Technology for Sustainable Water Treatment Book Review:

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 and Wastewater Processing

Sustainable Water and Wastewater Processing
Author: Charis M. Galanakis,Evita Agrafioti
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 393
Release: 2019-05-08
ISBN 10: 012816171X
ISBN 13: 9780128161715
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water and Wastewater Processing Book Review:

Sustainable Water and Wastewater Processing covers the 12 most current topics in the field of sustainable water processing, with emphasis given to water as a resource (quality, supply, distribution, and aquifer recharge). Topics covered include emerging sustainable technologies for potable and wastewater treatment, water reuse and recycling, advanced membrane processes, desalination technologies, integrated and hybrid technologies, process modeling, advanced oxidative and catalytic processes, environmentally, economically and socially sustainable technology for water treatment, industrial water treatment, reuse and recovery of materials, and emerging nanotechnology and biotechnology for water processing. Responding to the goals of sustainability requires the maximum utilization of all water resources, water processing with restricted energy costs and reduced greenhouse gas production. Following these trends, this book covers all the important aspects of sustainable water processing and support. Covers cutting-edge topics of water process engineering, sustainability and energy efficiency Fills the transfer knowledge gap between academia and industry by analyzing the associated environmental, economic and sustainability challenges of water processing Includes theoretical and applied research and technological and industrial solutions for sustainable, economic and large scale water treatment, recycling and reutilization Analyzes potentiality and economic feasibility of already commercialized processes

Sustainable Water

Sustainable Water
Author: Richard Fenner
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2014-09-19
ISBN 10: 9780727757739
ISBN 13: 0727757733
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sustainable Water Treatment

Sustainable Water Treatment
Author: Zainura Zainon Noor,Noor Salehan Mohammad Sabli
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2017-04-07
ISBN 10: 1351642871
ISBN 13: 9781351642873
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water Treatment Book Review:

This book focuses on green and innovative wastewater treatment technologies that promote sustainability. It discusses a variety of biological, physical, and chemical treatment technologies. It covers biological processes for recovery of value-added products from wastewater and gives an overview of enzymatic hydrolysis and bioremediation of wastewater using immobilized enzyme and fungus. It offers a case study and future trends of wastewater treatment through membrane bioreactor technologies, describes advanced chemical–physical processes for recalcitrant pollutant, and emphasizes the use of low-cost materials and cost-effective treatment methods.

Nanotechnology for Sustainable Water Resources

Nanotechnology for Sustainable Water Resources
Author: Ajay Kumar Mishra,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 588
Release: 2018-02-05
ISBN 10: 1119323843
ISBN 13: 9781119323846
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology for Sustainable Water Resources Book Review:

In this book, we have summarized recent progresses due to novel nanomaterials for sustainable water resources. Book provides a summary of the state of the art knowledge to scientists, engineers and policy makers, about recent developments due to nanotechnology for sustainable water resources arena. The advances in sustainable water resources technologies in the context of modern society’s interests will be considered preferably which allow to identify grand challenges and directions for future research. The book contributors have been selected from all over the world and the essential functions of the nanotechnologies have presented rather than their anticipated applications. Moreover, up to date knowledge on economy, toxicity and regulation related to nanotechnology are presented in detail. In the end, role of nanotechnology for green and sustainable future has also been briefly debated.

Green Technologies for Sustainable Water Management

Green Technologies for Sustainable Water Management
Author: Huu Hao Ngo,Wenshan Guo,Tian Cheng Zhang,Rao Y. Surampalli
Publsiher: ASCE Press
Total Pages: 1083
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 9780784414422
ISBN 13: 0784414424
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Technologies for Sustainable Water Management Book Review:

The 28 chapters in this collection describe science-based principles and technological advances behind green technologies that can be effective solutions to pressing problems in sustainable water management.

Sustainable Water Use and Management

Sustainable Water Use and Management
Author: Walter Leal Filho,Vakur Sümer
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2014-12-27
ISBN 10: 3319123947
ISBN 13: 9783319123943
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water Use and Management Book Review:

Contributing to the growing debate on the need for sustainable water use and management, with concrete examples of new approaches, concepts, arguments, methods and findings which illustrate how this can be achieved, this book will be attractive for large groups of readers familiar with one or more of the themes it tackles, and to the general public. Within this context, the book makes use of many tables and graphics, which bring the many messages together. This approach is intended not only for those working on water matters (e.g. bureaucrats, water managers, policymakers, journalists, etc.) and interested in water management issues and sustainability at large, but also for students of water management, water politics, environmental policy, water economics, water engineering and sustainability studies. Located at the crossroads of two key phenomena: sustainability and water, this book brings forward academic research and discussions on water efficiency, new technologies, and the water-agriculture nexus. It also benefits readers by tackling matters related to trans-boundary cooperation on water (including rainwater) and river-basin management, pricing issues, participatory water management, and the role of women in sustainable water use, amongst others.

Sustainable Water Resources Management

Sustainable Water Resources Management
Author: Chandra S. P. Ojha,Chih-ming Kao
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1027
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 9780784414767
ISBN 13: 0784414769
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water Resources Management Book Review:

Sustainable Water Resources Management presents the most current thinking on the environmental, social, and political dimensions of sustainably managing the water supply at local, regional, or basin levels.

Sustainable Technologies for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Sustainable Technologies for Water and Wastewater Treatment
Author: Noel Jacob Kaleekkal,Prasanna Kumar S Mural,Saravanamuthu Vigneswaran,Upal Ghosh
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2021-07-06
ISBN 10: 1000395006
ISBN 13: 9781000395006
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Technologies for Water and Wastewater Treatment Book Review:

Sustainable Technologies for Water and Wastewater Treatment discusses relevant sustainable technologies for water and wastewater treatment pertaining to a nanoscale approach to water treatment and desalination, membrane-based technologies for water recovery and reuse, the energy and water nexus, degradation of organic pollutants, nascent technologies, bio and bio-inspired materials for water reclamation and integrated systems, and an overview of wastewater treatment plants. The book focuses on advanced topics including in situ generation of hydroxyl radicals, which can aid in the indiscriminate oxidation of any contaminant present in wastewater, making advanced oxidation processes commercially viable. Features: A comprehensive review of current and novel water and wastewater treatment technologies from a sustainability perspective All the sustainable technologies, such as desalination, wastewater treatment, advanced oxidation processes, hydrodynamic cavitation, membrane-based technologies, sonosorption, and electrospun fibers Discussion on reference materials for important research accomplishments in the area of water and environmental engineering Theoretical aspects covering principles and instrumentation A summary on sustainability, including life cycle assessment (LCA), energy balance and large-scale implementation of advanced techniques This book is aimed at professionals, graduate students, and researchers in civil, chemical, environmental engineering, and materials science.

Sustainable Water Technologies

Sustainable Water Technologies
Author: Daniel H. Chen
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2016-10-14
ISBN 10: 1498780067
ISBN 13: 9781498780063
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water Technologies Book Review:

Development of advanced technologies is a critical component in overcoming the looming water crisis. Stressing emerging technologies and strategies that facilitate water sustainability for future generations, the second volume in the two-volume set Sustainable Water Management and Technologies provides current and forthcoming technologies research, development, and applications to help ensure availability of water for all. The book emphasizes 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. It also discusses such topics as groundwater transport, protection, and remediation, industrial and wastewater treatment, reuse, and disposal, membrane technology for water purification and desalination, treatment and disposal in unconventional oil and gas development, biodegradation, and bioremediation for soil and water. Stresses emerging technologies and strategies that facilitate water sustainability. Covers a wide array of topics including drinking water, wastewater, and groundwater treatment, protection, and remediation. Discusses oil and gas drilling impacts and pollution prevention, membrane technology for water desalination and purification, biodegradation, and bioremediation for soil and water. Details emerging nanotechnology, biotechnology, and information technology applications, as well as sustainable processes and products.

Sustainable Engineering

Sustainable Engineering
Author: Krishna R. Reddy,Claudio Cameselle,Jeffrey A. Adams
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2019-04-22
ISBN 10: 1119493943
ISBN 13: 9781119493945
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Engineering Book Review:

Comprehensively covers the definition, methodology, and current applications of the principles of sustainability and resiliency in every engineering discipline This book contains detailed information about sustainability and resiliency principles and applications in engineering practice, and provides information on how to use scientific tools for sustainability assessment that help engineers select the best alternative for each project or activity. Logically organized around the three pillars of sustainability—environment, economy, and society—it is a primary resource for students and professionals alike. Sustainable Engineering: Drivers, Metrics, Tools, and Applications offers numerous ways to help engineers contribute towards global sustainable development while solving some of the grand challenges the world is facing today. The first part of the book covers the environmental, economic, and social impacts associated with project/product development as well as society as a whole. This is followed by a section devoted to sustainability metrics and assessment tools, which includes material flow analysis and material budget, carbon footprint analysis, life cycle assessment, environmental health risk assessment, and more. Next comes an in-depth examination of sustainable engineering practices, including sustainable energy engineering, sustainable waste management, and green and sustainable buildings. The book concludes with a look at how sustainable engineering may be applied to different engineering (i.e. environmental, chemical, civil, materials, infrastructure) projects. Some of the key features of this book include the following: Provides a complete and sensible understanding of the important concepts of sustainability, resiliency, and sustainable engineering Offers detailed explanations of sustainable engineering practices in waste management and remediation of contaminated sites, civil construction and infrastructure, and climate geoengineering Presents a set of case studies across different engineering disciplines such as bio/chemical, environmental, materials, construction, and infrastructure engineering that demonstrate the practical applicability of sustainability assessment tools to diverse projects Includes questions at the end of each chapter as well as a solutions manual for academic adopters The depth of coverage found in Sustainable Engineering: Drivers, Metrics, Tools, and Applications makes it an ideal textbook for graduate students across all engineering disciplines and a handy resource for active professionals.

From Water Scarcity to Sustainable Water Use in the West Bank Palestine

From Water Scarcity to Sustainable Water Use in the West Bank  Palestine
Author: Dima Wadi Nazer
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 170
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 0203093283
ISBN 13: 9780203093283
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

From Water Scarcity to Sustainable Water Use in the West Bank Palestine Book Review:

Water scarcity is increasing all over the world because of growing population and increasing demands. Countries with limited water resources are urgently in need of a new approach toward water management by shifting from the "use and dispose" approach to the "use, treat, and reuse" approach. This book proposes a framework for the sustainable management of scarce water resources. The approach is based on the application of Cleaner Production thinking to water management. This book focuses on the West Bank in Palestine. The West Bank suffers from extreme water scarcity, has (for political reasons) less water than is naturally available, and anticipates an increase in demand for water for reasons of population and economic growth. Therefore, the West Bank needs to shift away from the present approach to water. The book proposes a set of alternatives for sustainable water management in the domestic, agricultural, and industrial sectors in the West Bank. Implementing a combination of water management alternatives as proposed in this book will put water management in the West Bank in Palestine on a sustainable track.

Sustainable Water Purification

Sustainable Water Purification
Author: M. R. Islam,M. Safiur Rahman
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2020-09-01
ISBN 10: 1119650992
ISBN 13: 9781119650997
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Water Purification Book Review:

Water is synonymous with life. This has been the case since pre-historic time to the modern era. For the first time, humanity faces a crisis that eclipses the energy crisis, which has often incapacitated the global economy. The Climate-Water-Food nexus epitomizes our current civilization that depends on energy as the driver. Many recognize this crisis as a product of fossil fuel production, which allegedly triggered climate change and the “climate change debate.” Others predict the onslaught of “water wars” in the coming decades. As the world gears up to another lineup of empty promises and ensuing chaos, this book turns this crisis on its head and shows the source of the water crisis. The science behind the water cycle is described in clear language, without resorting to dogmatic assertions and spurious assumptions. The role of the sun, natural carbon dioxide (CO2) and water and the need to maintain natural processes free from artificial chemicals are discussed in detail. The book makes it clear how most of the currently used purification techniques violates the natural cycle involving sunlight, CO2 and water, and thus become unsustainable. A series of water purification techniques, as usable for drinking, agricultural and industrial applications are presented. The advantages of these techniques and their long-term sustainability are highlighted, with discussion on improvements in the future. Whether for the engineer or scientist working in the field or laboratory or the student, this is a must-have for any engineer, scientist, student, or policymaker.