The Water Encyclopedia, Second Edition

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CRC Press, Jan 31, 1990 - Technology & Engineering - 824 pages
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A million facts and figures, valuable for many uses-all in one volume. Years of professional scientific work, selection, and organization went into this encyclopedia.
ALL NEW
Every Fact, every figure, every table, chart, diagram, and figure is all-new since the first edition. Double the Content-This new edition gives you twice the material and twice the data of the original book.
ALL THE FACTS THAT COUNT
  • Ground water contamination
  • Drinking water
  • Floods
  • Waterborne diseases
  • Global warming
  • Climate change
  • Irrigation
  • Water agencies and organizations
  • Precipitation
  • Oceans and seas
  • Rivers, lakes and waterfalls
  • Water use/reuse
  • Environmental
    This is the one basic reference on water that all of us need for...
    ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS AND OTHER SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS
  • Hydrologists
  • Civil engineers
  • Ground water geologists
  • Environmental scientists
  • Biologists
  • Naturalists-anyone whose profession involves water
    Government Officials
    Water regulatory agencies
    Health officials
    People with water-related responsibility in federal agencies such as EPA, USGS state officials, Departments of Environmental Protection, Environmental Quality, Public Health, and Municipal Agencies
    ALL LIBRARIES
  • Public
  • Corporate
  • Academic
  • Scientific
  • Technical
  • High school
    WATER SUPPLIERS
    Operators of public/private water supplies
    Treatment/Disposal Plants
    Environmental Groups
    Industry
    Environmental Managers at Chemical, Petroleum and other manufacturers
    Water-Related Product Manufacturers
  • Pumps and pipes
  • Soap and detergent
  • Water softeners
  • Water purifiers
    CONSULTANTS AND ACADEMIA
    "Designed to put an end to hunting through government publications, textbooks, technical journals, and scientific reports to find a badly needed fact on water, and, to this end, it is without a doubt the most important water reference you can order for your office."
    -The Authors
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    Contents

    CHAPTER
    2
    CHAPTER
    3
    CLIMATIC DATAWORLD
    21
    WEATHER EXTREMES
    42
    SNOW AND SNOW MELT
    49
    WATER RESOURCESUNITED STATES
    56
    HYDROLOGIC DATA
    62
    INFILTRATION
    68
    PUBLIC WATER SUPPLYWORLD
    329
    INDUSTRIAL WATER USEWORLD
    364
    IRRIGATIONWORLD
    390
    WATERBORNE COMMERCE
    405
    ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
    495
    GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION
    525
    INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER
    547
    SOLID WASTE
    570

    EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION
    80
    TRANSPIRATION
    92
    CONSUMPTIVE USE
    99
    PHREATOPHYTES
    117
    REFERENCE BOOKS
    124
    LAKES
    182
    WATERFALLS
    201
    FLOOD PREVENTION
    218
    OCEANS AND SEAS
    232
    WATER WELLSUNITED STATES
    254
    INJECTION WELLS
    267
    SOIL MOISTURE
    287
    WATER USEUNITED STATES
    300
    PUBLIC WATER SUPPLYUNITED STATES
    316
    URBAN RUNOFFDEICING MATERIALS
    591
    OFFSHORE WASTE DISPOSAL
    605
    WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
    629
    RESERVOIRS
    646
    HYDROELECTRIC POWER
    669
    PROJECT PLANNING AND ANALYSIS
    684
    DESALINATION
    700
    WATER CONSERVATION
    719
    SECTION
    733
    SECTION B STATE WATER AGENCIES
    753
    SECTION E PROFESSIONAL TRADE AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS
    770
    SECTION
    773
    SECTION F VELOCITY
    785
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