The IBNET Water Supply and Sanitation Performance Blue Book Book

The IBNET Water Supply and Sanitation Performance Blue Book


  • Author : Caroline van den Berg
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2010-12-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 0821385887
  • Total Read : 83
  • File Size : 18,6 Mb

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The IBNET Water Supply and Sanitation Performance Blue Book Summary:

This book aims to raise awareness of how the International Benchmarking Network of Water and Sanitation Utilities (IBNET)can help utilities identify ways to improve urban water and wastewater services. It provides an introduction to benchmarking and to the objectives, scope and focus of IBNET and describes some of its recent achievements. The methodology and data behind IBNET are elaborated, and an overview of IBNET results and country data are presented.

Water Supply Book

Water Supply


  • Author : Alan Charles Twort
  • Publisher : Elsevier Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1974-01-01
  • Genre: Water-supply engineering
  • Pages : 478
  • ISBN 10 : 0444195386
  • Total Read : 93
  • File Size : 17,8 Mb

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Twort s Water Supply Book

Twort s Water Supply


  • Author : Malcolm J. Brandt
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-09-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 932
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081000434
  • Total Read : 81
  • File Size : 7,8 Mb

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Twort s Water Supply Summary:

Twort's Water Supply, Seventh Edition, has been expanded to provide the latest tools and techniques to meet engineering challenges over dwindling natural resources. Approximately 1.1 billion people in rural and peri-urban communities of developing countries do not have access to safe drinking water. The mortality from diarrhea-related diseases amounts to 2.2 million people each year from the consumption of unsafe water. This update reflects the latest WHO, European, UK, and US standards, including the European Water Framework Directive. The book also includes an expansion of waste and sludge disposal, including energy and sustainability, and new chapters on intakes, chemical storage, handling, and sampling. Written for both professionals and students, this book is essential reading for anyone working in water engineering. Features expanded coverage of waste and sludge disposal to include energy use and sustainability Includes a new chapter on intakes Includes a new chapter on chemical storage and handling

Public Water Supply Book

Public Water Supply


  • Author : Peter Lonsdale
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1998-07-30
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 0419232206
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 20,9 Mb

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Public Water Supply Summary:

Clearly and comprehensively, this book explains practical problems and potential solutions to those who need to use the latest IT and computing developments to improve efficiency. It will help managers make the most of available resources.

Rural Community Water Supply Book

Rural Community Water Supply


  • Author : Richard C. Carter
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-05-15
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 1788531655
  • Total Read : 90
  • File Size : 6,5 Mb

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Rural Community Water Supply Summary:

Richard Carter weaves together the myriad of factors that need to come together to make rural water supply truly available to everyone. He concludes that ultimately, systemic change to the global web of injustice that divides this world into rich and poor may be the only way to address the underlying problem.

Alternative Water Supply Systems Book

Alternative Water Supply Systems


  • Author : Fayyaz Ali Memon
  • Publisher : IWA Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-10-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780405506
  • Total Read : 79
  • File Size : 7,8 Mb

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Alternative Water Supply Systems Summary:

Owing to climate change related uncertainties and anticipated population growth, different parts of the developing and the developed world (particularly urban areas) are experiencing water shortages or flooding and security of fit-for-purpose supplies is becoming a major issue. The emphasis on decentralized alternative water supply systems has increased considerably. Most of the information on such systems is either scattered or focuses on large scale reuse with little consideration given to decentralized small to medium scale systems. Alternative Water Supply Systems brings together recent research into the available and innovative options and additionally shares experiences from a wide range of contexts from both developed and developing countries. Alternative Water Supply Systems covers technical, social, financial and institutional aspects associated with decentralized alternative water supply systems. These include systems for greywater recycling, rainwater harvesting, recovery of water through condensation and sewer mining. A number of case studies from the UK, the USA, Australia and the developing world are presented to discuss associated environmental and health implications. The book provides insights into a range of aspects associated with alternative water supply systems and an evidence base (through case studies) on potential water savings and trade-offs. The information organized in the book is aimed at facilitating wider uptake of context specific alternatives at a decentralized scale mainly in urban areas. This book is a key reference for postgraduate level students and researchers interested in environmental engineering, water resources management, urban planning and resource efficiency, water demand management, building service engineering and sustainable architecture. It provides practical insights for water professionals such as systems designers, operators, and decision makers responsible for planning and delivering sustainable water management i

Water Supply Bulletin Book

Water Supply Bulletin


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1960
  • Genre: Water-supply
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112118331229
  • Total Read : 71
  • File Size : 11,8 Mb

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Roman Aqueducts   Water Supply Book

Roman Aqueducts Water Supply


  • Author : A. Trevor Hodge
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951D00963820B
  • Total Read : 94
  • File Size : 10,9 Mb

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Roman Aqueducts Water Supply Summary:

"How did Roman waterworks work? How were the aqueducts planned and built? What happened to the water before it got into the aqueduct conduit and after it left it, in catchment, urban distribution and drainage? What were the hydraulics and engineering involved? And what was hydraulic technology like throughout the provinces, far from the often-studied system of metropolitan Rome? In a comprehensive study that ranges through the Roman aqueducts of France, Germany, Spain, North Africa, Turkey and Israel, Professor Hodge introduces us to these often neglected aspects of what the Romans themselves would certainly boast of as one of the greatest glories of their civilisation. Although often technically oriented, the book is aimed at non-engineers (there is a chapter on basic hydraulics, and an appendix on the use of formulae), and historians of society and the economy are not overlooked. Above all, the book looks on aqueducts as functioning machines rather than as static archaeological monuments." -- Provided by publisher