Water Supply Systems: New Technologies

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Water demand in most countries has shown a steady, relentless rise in the past and this has put increasing pressure on water resources globally. This book provides an up-to-date review on new technologies and their application in water supply management, operation, planning and design. Topics include: New concepts in meeting the demand for drinking water; new technologies in pipeline construction and control; new technologes in water treatment; diagnosis of problems in existing water supply networks and new ...

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Overview

Water demand in most countries has shown a steady, relentless rise in the past and this has put increasing pressure on water resources globally. This book provides an up-to-date review on new technologies and their application in water supply management, operation, planning and design. Topics include: New concepts in meeting the demand for drinking water; new technologies in pipeline construction and control; new technologes in water treatment; diagnosis of problems in existing water supply networks and new solutions; computer modelling and new techniques in transient flow analysis and valve control; applications of computer systems including Geographical Information Systems and data logging; new approaches to organisation and management including privatisation, price structure and other institutional aspects.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642647390
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Series: Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 (closed), #15
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
  • Pages: 617
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.28 (d)

Table of Contents

I: Water Supply Systems on the Threshold Of The 21st Century.- Introductory Statement.- 1. Urban Water Demand.- 2. Water Demand Has a Threshold.- 3. Availability and Selection of Sources of Water for Water Supply Systems.- 4. New Concepts for Water Supply Systems: What Kind of Water for What Purpose in the Future.- 5. Pollution Control for Urban Water Supply Systems.- 6. Wastewater Reuse — a Worldwide Issue.- II: Water Supply Conveyance and Control.- Introductory Statement.- 7.Construction Methods Pipe Structural Requirements.- 2. Water Transfer Within Brussels Water Services.- 3. Transfer of Water and Data Management in Wessex Water — UK.- 4. Control Valves — Principles of Operatio.- III: New Technologies for Water Treatment.- Introductory Statement.- 1. New Technologies for Water Treatment: General Aspects.- 2. New Technologies for Water Treatment: Case Studies.- 3. Treatment of Drinking Water in the United States on the Threshold of the 21st Century.- IV: Emerging Problems and Technologies in Water Treatment.- Introductory Statement.- 1. Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Regulations Costs.- 2. Control of Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water: Case Studies of Alternative Disinfection Technologies.- 3. Technological Aspects of Advanced Processes of Coagulation and Flocculation in Water Treatment.- 4. Study of Floc-Blanket Clarifier, Combined with Lamella Settlement under the Condition of Prolonged Coagulation.- V: Diagnosis And Rehabilitation of Existing Systems.- Introductory Statement.- 1. Measurement Methods for Diagnosis Rehabilitation of Existing Systems.- 2. Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of Existing Systems.- VI: The Application of Modelling in the Management of Water Supply Systems.- Introductory Statement.- 1. Water Supply Network Modelling its Application in Design Planning and Operational Management.- 2. Object-Oriented Hydroinformatics Tools for Water Distribution Analysis.- VII: Transient Flows.- Introductory Statement.- 1. Pumping Stations Transient Flow Analysis.- 2. Object-Oriented Tools for Transient Flow Analysis.- VIII: Use Of GIS and Remote Sensing in Water Supply.- Introductory Statement.- 1. Relevant GIS Remote Sensing Technology: Theoretical Considerations.- 2. Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Water Supply: Applications.- 3. Application of GIS in Analysis and Design of Water Supply Systems.- 4. Geographical Information Systems and Digital Mapping for Water Supply Inventory.- IX: Institutional Social and Economic Aspects.- Introductory Statement.- 1. Historical Institutional Aspects.- 2. Management Option.- 3. Quality Management in Water Suppl.- 4. Examples of Existing Management Systems in Europ.- 5. Institutional Framework for Training of Specialists for Water Supply Systems: The Status and Problems to be Solve.

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