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Sanitary & municipal engineering

The Health of the People
by David Skegg ~ Paperback / softback

In August 2016, 40 per cent of the residents of Havelock North were suddenly struck down by a serious bacterial infection. The outbreak of campylobacter, caused by the contamination of the water supply with sheep faeces, hospitalised forty-five people and left at least three dead. Eminent public he...

In stock
$15.00
The Lean Farm
by Ben Hartman ~ Paperback / softback

A practical, systems-based approach for a more sustainable farming operation To many people today, using the words "factory" and "farm" in the same sentence is nothing short of sacrilege. In many cases, though, the same sound business practices apply whether you are producing cars or carrots. Auth...

In stock
$60.00
Drinking Water Safety and Contamination
Hardback

Access to clean water is a necessary precondition for life and health. Pathogens, antimicrobial agents, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals leaching from drinking water system components or introduced into water tables as a result of hydraulic fracking can pollute drinking water supplies. Despite widespr...

Pre-order - out 28 Oct 2019
$462.00
Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 35
Hardback

This book reviews recent research and applications of chitin and chitosan, as natural alternatives of fossil fuel products, in green chemistry, energy, biotechnology, bioprinting, medicine, water treatment, agriculture and food science. Chitin and chitosan products are polysaccharides derived from f...

Pre-order - out 3 Jul 2019
$296.00
Adapting Land Use and Water Management Plans to a Changing Climate in...
by David G Groves ~ Paperback / softback

Florida's Miami-Dade and Broward counties are vulnerable to flooding and intrusion of saltwater into drinking water wells as a consequence of sea level rise, changes in precipitation, and the distribution of future asset growth across the region. The authors developed an integrated groundwater and e...

Pre-order - out 1 Aug 2019
$66.00
Application of Microalgae in Wastewater Treatment
Hardback

This two-volume work presents comprehensive, accurate information on the present status and contemporary development in phycoremediation of various types of domestic and industrial wastewaters. The volume covers a mechanistic understanding of microalgae based treatment of wastewaters, including curr...

Pre-order - out 9 Jun 2019
$272.00
Seawater Reverse Osmosis Desalination
Hardback

This textbook covers the fundamentals of fouling and scaling in reverse osmosis systems. It includes theory and practice of pre-treatment, fouling and scaling in reverse osmosis applied for drinking and industrial water production. The impact of the water source - seawater, river water, brackish gro...

Pre-order - out 15 Oct 2019
$378.00
Compostable Polymer Materials
by Ewa Rudnik ~ Hardback

Compostable Polymer Materials, Second Edition, deals with the environmentally important family of polymers designed to be disposed of in industrial and municipal compost facilities. The book covers the entire spectrum of preparation, properties, degradation and environmental issues related to compos...

Pre-order - out 1 Jun 2019
$272.00
Waste Management in MENA Regions
Hardback

The book presents the state-of-the-art document describing the knowledge, data, cost-effectiveness and technologies employed to manage the waste in several countries such as Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordon, Syria, Palestine, Lebanon, and Yemen. It covers diverse topics including the status of the wa...

Pre-order - out 20 Aug 2019
$276.00
Sustainable Urban Metabolism
Paperback / softback

Sustainable Urban Metabolism summarizes the state-of-the-art in issues related to sustainable urban metabolism referred to treatment and management of water, wastewater and solid wastes, with specific reference to state-of-the-art applicable technologies for energy savings and recovery.

Pre-order - out 15 Nov 2019
$365.00
Water Quality in the Third Pole
Paperback / softback

Water Quality in the Third Pole: The Roles of Climate Change and Human Activities offers in-depth coverage of water quality issues (natural and human-related), the monitoring of contaminants, and the remediation of water contamination. The book's chapters assess years of research on water quality an...

Pre-order - out 1 Oct 2019
$323.00
Wastewater Reuse and Watershed Management
Hardback

Water is a finite resource, and the demand for clean water is constantly growing. Clean freshwater is needed to meet irrigation demands for agriculture, for consumption, and for industrial uses. The world produces billions of tons of wastewater every year. This volume looks at multitude of ways to c...

Pre-order - out 15 May 2019
$328.00
Membrane Biological Reactors: Theory, Modeling, Design, Management...
Hardback

The MBR market continues to experience a massive growth. The best practice in the field is constantly changing and unique quality requirements and management issues are regularly emerging. The second edition of Membrane Biological Reactors: Theory, Modeling, Design, Management and Applications to Wa...

Pre-order - out 15 Aug 2019
$403.00
Trace Elements in Anaerobic Biotechnologies
Paperback / softback

The use of trace elements to promote biogas production features prominently on the agenda for many biogas-producing companies. However, the application of the technique is often characterized by trial-and-error methodology due to the ambiguous and scarce basic knowledge on the impact of trace elemen...

Pre-order - out 15 Jul 2019
$375.00
Emerging and Nanomaterial Contaminants in Wastewater
Paperback / softback

Emerging and Nanomaterial Contaminants in Wastewater: Advanced Treatment Technologies describes the state-of-the-art of remediation technologies, such as those involving nanotechnology, filtration devices (e.g. membranes), strategies involving adsorption and precipitation processes, development of n...

Pre-order - out 1 Jul 2019
$405.00
Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 36
Hardback

This book reviews recent research and applications of chitin and chitosan, as natural alternatives of fossil fuel products, in medicine and pharmacy, agriculture, food science and water treatment. Chitin and chitosan products are polysaccharides derived from food waste of crustaceans and fungi, and ...

Pre-order - out 3 Jul 2019
$296.00
Sustainable Water and Wastewater Processing
Paperback / softback

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 waste...

Pre-order - out 1 Jun 2019
$404.00
Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Volume 248
Hardback

Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of timely advances, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications.

Pre-order - out 28 Jun 2019
$223.00
Assessment of Treatment Plant Performance and Water Quality Data
by Marcos Sperling ~ Paperback / softback

Assessment of Treatment Plant Performance and Water Quality Data provides practical indications on how to undertake performance evaluation of water and wastewater treatment units, processes, and plants, using math and statistics as a tool. The objective is to approach the concepts based on the needs...

Pre-order - out 15 Nov 2019
$281.00
Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation of Activated Sludge...
by Jacek Makinia ~ Paperback / softback

Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation of Activated Sludge Systems - Second Edition, provides, from the process engineering perspective, a comprehensive and up-to-date overview regarding various aspects of the mechanistic ("white box") modeling and simulation of advanced activated sludge sys...

Pre-order - out 15 Nov 2019
$578.00
Assessment and Protection of Water Resources in the Czech Republic
Hardback

This book gathers technical and scientific contributions from leading researchers, academics, and lecturers, focusing on water management, water pollution and water structures in the Czech Republic. It discusses a variety of water resources management issues, from stormwater management in urban area...

Pre-order - out 30 Aug 2019
$276.00
Management of Water Quality and Quantity
Hardback

This book focuses on water pollution, water management and water structures. Presenting contributions on water quality and quantity issues from the engineering point of view, it discusses a variety of issues, from storm water management in urban areas and water quantity, to hydraulic structures, hyd...

Pre-order - out 30 Aug 2019
$276.00
Sustaining our Environment for Better Future
Hardback

This book covers a variety of topics regarding environmental practices in our day-to-day lives, as well as topics concerning sustainable development as a broader concept embracing ecological, social, and economic aspects to improve the quality of life for people around the world. Starting with the t...

Pre-order - out 10 Jul 2019
$248.00
Anthropogenic Aquifer Recharge
by Robert G Maliva ~ Hardback

The book is an overview of the diversity of anthropogenic aquifer recharge (AAR) techniques that use aquifers to store and treat water. It focusses on the processes and the hydrogeological and geochemical factors that affect their performance. This book is written from an applied perspective with a...

Pre-order - out 17 Jun 2019
$276.00
Recycled Waste Materials
Hardback

This volume contains selected papers presented during the International Conference on Environmental Geotechnology, Recycled Waste Material and Sustainable Engineering (EGRWSE-2018). The papers focus on finding innovative ways of recycling and reusing waste materials, reducing demand for natural reso...

Pre-order - out 22 Jun 2019
$539.00
Green Photocatalysts
Hardback

This book presents advanced photocatalytic technologies for wastewater treatment. The fabrication, surface modification, roles and mechanisms of green catalysts are detailed. The catalysts include nanostructured catalysts, semiconductors, metal and non-metal doped catalysts, surface plasmon material...

Pre-order - out 1 Jul 2019
$272.00
Anaerobic Sewage Treatment Systems
by Adrianus Haandel ~ Paperback / softback

Anaerobic Sewage Treatment Systems: process and reactor design provides information on process design and reactor design of anaerobic sewage treatment systems consisting of UASB technology followed by post treatment systems. Attention will be paid to the design of sludge and biogas handling faciliti...

Pre-order - out 15 Aug 2019
$302.00
Post Treatments of Anaerobically Treated Effluents
Paperback / softback

The anaerobic process is considered to be a sustainable technology for organic waste treatment mainly due to its lower energy consumption and production of residual solids coupled with the prospect of energy recovery from the biogas generated. However, the anaerobic process cannot be seen as providi...

Pre-order - out 15 Aug 2019
$517.00
Urban Water Resources
by Monzur Alam Imteaz ~ Hardback

Ever increasing urbanization is impacting both the quantity and quality of urban water resources. These urban water resources and components of the water cycle are likely to be affected severely. To minimize the consequences on world water resources, the development of sustainable water resources ma...

Pre-order - out 15 May 2019
$367.00
Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series
Hardback

The 2011 nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power station led to serious radioactive contamination of the environment. Due to transportation by seasonal wind and ocean currents, these radioactive materials have now been observed in many places in the northern hemisphere. This book provides a ...

Pre-order - out 30 Sep 2019
$361.00
Emerging Natural and Tailored Nanomaterials for Radioactive Waste...
by Chen ~ Paperback / softback

Emerging Natural and Tailored Nanomaterials for Radioactive Waste Treatment and Environmental Remediation: Principles and Methodologies, Volume 29 provides an overview of the most important radionuclide sources in the environment, their interaction with environmental media, and appropriate remediati...

Pre-order - out 8 May 2019
$402.00
Proceedings of the 8th International Multidisciplinary Conference on...
Hardback

This book is a compilation of selected papers from the 8th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Optofluidics (IMCO 2018) held in Shanghai, China on August 5-8, 2018. The work focuses on the current development in the fields of optofluidics, microfluidics, silicon photonics, optical metamate...

Pre-order - out 22 Aug 2019
$449.00
Reducing Energy for Urban Water and Wastewater
Paperback / softback

Can cities reduce the amount of energy used to supply water and treat wastewater? Can this be achieved by one of the largest providers of urban water and sanitation services in the world - China? In Reducing Energy for Urban Water and Wastewater: Prospects for China, these questions are answered to ...

Pre-order - out 15 Sep 2019
$281.00
Protection of Public Health from Microbial and Chemical Hazards in...
by Yuli Ekowati ~ Paperback / softback

This thesis describes the occurrence of microbial and chemical contaminants in swimming pools and the investigation of an alternative disinfection technology, UVOX Redox (R) that could reduce reliance on chlorine and the formation of chlorinated disinfection byproducts (DBPs) in swimming pools. This...

Pre-order - out Monday
$161.00
Life Below Water
Hardback

The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make devel...

Pre-order - out 27 Apr 2020
$717.00
Green Materials for Wastewater Treatment
Hardback

This book reviews health hazards associated with wastewater use and water pollutants. Chapters present applications of green materials made of agricultural waste, activated carbon and magnetic materials for wastewater treatment. The removal of toxic metals using algal biomass and the removal of toxi...

Pre-order - out 23 Jul 2019
$272.00
Application of Microalgae in Wastewater Treatment
Hardback

This two-volume work presents comprehensive, accurate information on the present status and contemporary development in phycoremediation of various types of domestic and industrial wastewaters. The volume covers a mechanistic understanding of microalgae based treatment of wastewaters, including curr...

Pre-order - out 10 Jun 2019
$272.00
Hydropower Plants and Power Systems
by Weijia Yang ~ Hardback

This book reports on a comprehensive study addressing the dynamic responses of hydropower plants under diverse conditions and disturbances, and analyzes their stability and oscillations. Multiple models based on eight existing hydropower plants in Sweden and China were developed and used for simulat...

Pre-order - out 27 Jun 2019
$386.00
Emerging Technologies for Agriculture and Environment
Hardback

This book comprises select proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Farming - Energy & Environment - Water (ITsFEW 2018). The contents are divided into three parts viz., (i) Developments in Farming, (ii) Energy and Environment, and (iii) Water Conservation and Managem...

Pre-order - out 14 Aug 2019
$447.00
Generalised Physicochemical Model No. 1 (PCM1) for Water and...
Paperback / softback

This book describes theory and approach for a comprehensive and applied physicochemical model for wastewater treatment. These are reactions which occur without a biological mediator, and are critical to both the biology of wastewater treatment, and stand-alone chemical treatment units. The book incl...

Pre-order - out 15 Oct 2019
$269.00