eBook Water & Water Pollution, 1st Edition

  • Craig W. Allin
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  • ISBN-10: 1587659247
  • ISBN-13: 9781587659249
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 151 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

WATER AND WATER POLLUTION is a single-volume monograph that contains selected essays from Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues. Every article in this set was carefully selected by our editors to provide the best information available about the topic. The essays in Water and Water Pollution discuss the types and causes of water pollution, the negative health impacts on plant and animal life, and the policies designed to help protect the world's water supplies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Contributors.
1: Acid Mine Drainage.
2: Amoco Cadiz Oil Spill.
3: Aqueducts.
4: Aquifers.
5: Argo Merchant Oil Spill.
6: Ashio, Japan, Copper Mine.
7: Best Available Technologies.
8: Black Sea.
9: BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
10: Braer Oil Spill.
11: Brent Spar Occupation.
12: Chesapeake Bay.
13: Chlorination.
14: Clean Water Act and Amendments.
15: Coastal Zone Management Act.
16: Colorado River.
17: Continental Shelves.
18: Cultural Eutrophication.
19: Cuyahoga River Fires.
20: Dams and Reservoirs.
21: Danube River.
22: Desalination.
23: Dredging.
24: Drinking Water.
25: Environment Canada.
26: Environmental Protection Agency.
27: Eutrophication.
28: Experimental Lakes Area.
29: Externalities.
30: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill.
31: Flood Control Act.
32: Floodplains.
33: Floods.
34: Fluoridation.
35: Ganges River.
36: Great Lakes International Joint Commission.
37: Groundwater Pollution.
38: Gulf War Oil Burning.
39: Irrigation.
40: Kesterson Reservoir.
41: Klamath River.
42: Lake Baikal.
43: Lake Erie.
44: Leachates.
45: London Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution.
46: Los Angeles Aqueduct.
47: Mediterranean Blue Plan.
48: Mississippi River.
49: Mono Lake.
50: Monongahela River Tank Collapse.
51: Nile River.
52: North American Free Trade Agreement.
53: Ocean Currents.
54: Ocean Dumping.
55: Ocean Pollution.
56: Oil Spills.
57: Pacific Islands.
58: Pemex Oil Well Leak.
59: Polluter Pays Principle.
60: Rain Gardens.
61: Rainwater Harvesting.
62: Rhine River.
63: Riparian Rights.
64: Rocky Flats, Colorado, Nuclear Plant Releases.
65: Runoff, Agricultural.
66: Runoff, Urban.
67: Sacramento River Pesticide Spill.
68: Safe Drinking Water Act.
69: Santa Barbara Oil Spill.
70: Sea Empress Oil Spill.
71: Sea-Level Changes.
72: Seabed Disposal.
73: Sedimentation.
74: Sludge Treatment and Disposal.
75: Soil Salinization.
76: Stormwater Management.
77: Teton Dam Collapse.
78: Tobago Oil Spill.
79: Torrey Canyon Oil Spill.
80: United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
81: U.S. Geological Survey.
82: Wastewater Management.
83: Water Conservation.
84: Water Pollution.
85: Water-Pollution Policy.
86: Water Quality.
87: Water Rights.
88: Water-Saving Toilets.
89: Water Treatment.
90: Water Use.
91: Watershed Management.
92: Wells.
93: Wolman, Abel.
94: Zebra Mussels.
Bibliography.
Category Index.
Index.