Monitoring Water Quality, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0444594043
  • ISBN-13: 9780444594044
  • DDC: 628.161
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Monitoring Water Quality is a practical assessment of one of the most pressing growth and sustainability issues in the developed and developing worlds: water quality. Over the last 10 years, improved laboratory techniques have led to the discovery of microbial and viral contaminants, pharmaceuticals, and endocrine disruptors in our fresh water supplies that were not monitored previously. This book offers in-depth coverage of water quality issues (natural and human-related), monitoring of contaminants,  and remediation of water contamination. In particular, readers will learn about arsenic removal techniques, real-time monitoring, and risk assessment. Monitoring Water Quality is a vital text for students and professionals in environmental science, civil engineering, chemistry — anyone concerned with issues of water analysis and sustainability assessment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Monitoring Water Quality, Pollution Assessment, and Remediation to Assure Sustainability.
2: Water Quality Status and Trends in the United States.
3: Rivers in Africa Are in Jeopardy.
4: Septic Systems in the Coastal Environment: Multiple Water Quality Problems in Many Areas.
5: Thinking Outside the Box: Assessing Endocrine Disruption in Aquatic Life.
6: Water Quality Monitoring and Environmental Risk Assessment in a Developing Coastal Region, Southeastern North Carolina.
7: Analytical Measurements to Improve Nonpoint Pollution Assessments in Indiana’s Lake Michigan Watershed.
8: Real-time and Near Real-time Monitoring Options for Water Quality.
9: Advanced Oxidation and Reduction Process Radical Generation in the Laboratory and on a Large Scale: An Overview.
10: Cactus Mucilage as an Emergency Response Biomaterial to Provide Clean Drinking Water.
11: Potable Water: Nature and Purification.
12: Removal and Immobilization of Arsenic in Water and Soil Using Polysaccharide-modified Magnetite Nanoparticles.
13: Transforming the Arsenic Crisis into an Economic Enterprise: Example from Indian Villages.
14: Monitoring from Source to Tap: The New Paradigm for Ensuring Water Security and Quality.
15: Evaluation of Sustainability Strategies.