Stones In Water

Author by : Donna Jo Napoli
Languange : en
Publisher by : Penguin
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Description : When Roberto sneaks off to see a movie in his Italian village, he has no idea that life as he knows it is over. German soldiers raid the theater, round up the boys in the audience, and pack them onto a train. After a terrifying journey, Roberto and his best friend Samuele find themselves in a brutal work camp, where food is scarce and horror is everywhere. The boys vow to stay together no matter what. But Samuele has a dangerous secret, which, if discovered, could get them both killed. Lovers of historical fiction will be captivated by this tragic, triumphant, and deeply moving novel.


Water Policy In Minnesota

Author by : K. William Easter
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Minnesota has a unique role in U.S. water policy. Hydrologically, it is a state with more than 12,000 lakes, an inland sea, and the headwaters of three major river systems: the St Lawrence, the Red River of the North, and the Mississippi. Institutionally, Minnesota is also unique. All U.S. states use Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) approaches to addressing impaired waters. Every TMDL requires a substantial investment of resources, including data collection, modeling, stakeholder input and analysis, a watershed management plan, as well as process and impact monitoring. Minnesota is the only state in the union that has passed legislation (the 2007 Clean Water Legacy Act) providing significant resources to support the TMDL process. The book will be an excellent guide for policymakers and decision makers who are interested in learning about alternative approaches to water management. Non-governmental organizations interested in stimulating effective water quality policy will also find this a helpful resource. Finally, there are similarities between the lessons learned in Minnesota and the goals of water policy in several other states and nations, where there are competing uses of water for households, agriculture, recreation, and navigation.


Water Pollution Causes And Cures

Author by : Stephen D. Morton
Languange : en
Publisher by : Mimir Pub
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An Introduction To Domestic Water Distribution Systems Operation And Maintenance For Professional Engineers

Author by : J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A.
Languange : en
Publisher by : Guyer Partners
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Total Read : 70
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Description : Introductory technical guidance for civil engineers and other professional engineers and construction managers interested in operation and maintenance of domestic water distribution systems. Here is what is discussed: 1. INTRODUCTION 2. DISTRIBUTION 3. STORAGE 4. VALVES AND HYDRANTS 5. I&C AND WATER METERS 6. CROSS-CONNECTION CONTROL AND BACKFLOW PREVENTION


Metals And Related Substances In Drinking Water

Author by : Prosun Bhattacharya
Languange : en
Publisher by : IWA Publishing
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Description : Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water comprises the proceedings of COST Action 637 - METEAU, held in Kristianstad, Sweden, October 13-15, 2010 This book collates the understanding of the various factors which control metals and related substances in drinking water with an aim to minimize environmental impacts. Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water: * Provides an overview of knowledge on metals and related substances in drinking water. * Promotes good practice in controlling metals and related substances in drinking water. * Helps to determining the environmental and socio economic impacts of control measures through public participation * Introduces the importance of mineral balance in drinking water especially when choosing treatment methods * Shares practitioner experience. The proceedings of this international conference contain many state-of-the-art presentations by leading researchers from across the world. They are of interest to water sector practitioners, regulators, researchers and engineers.


Steps To Water

Author by : Morna Livingston
Languange : en
Publisher by : Princeton Architectural Press
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Description : From the fifth to the nineteenth centuries, the people of western India built stone cisterns to collect the water of the monsoon rains and keep it accessible for the remaining dry months of the year. These magnificent structures-known as stepwells or stepped ponds-are much more than utilitarian reservoirs. Their lattice-like walls, carved columns, decorated towers, and intricate sculpture make them exceptional architecture., while their very presence tells much about the region's ecology and history. For these past 500 years, stepwells have been an integral part of western Indian communities as sites for drinking, washing, and bathing, as well as for colorful festivals and sacred rituals. Steps to Water traces the fascinating history of stepwells, from their Hindu origins, to their zenith during Muslim rule, and eventual decline under British occupation. It also reflects on their current use, preservation, and place in Indian communities. In stunning color and quadtone photographs and drawings, Steps to Water reveals the depth of the stepwells' beauty and their intricate details, and serves as a lens on these fascinating cultural and architectural monuments.


Recycling Ground Water In Waushara County Wisconsin

Author by : R. P. Novitzki
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : Prepared in cooperation with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.


The Global Water System In The Anthropocene

Author by : Anik Bhaduri
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : The Global Water System in the Anthropocene provides the platform to present global and regional perspectives of world-wide experiences on the responses of water management to global change in order to address issues such as variability in supply, increasing demands for water, environmental flows and land use change. It helps to build links between science and policy and practice in the area of water resources management and governance, relates institutional and technological innovations and identifies in which ways research can assist policy and practice in the field of sustainable freshwater management. Until the industrial revolution, human beings and their activities played an insignificant role influencing the dynamics of the Earth system, the sum of our planet‘s interacting physical, chemical, and biological processes. Today, humankind even exceeds nature in terms of changing the biosphere and affecting all other facets of Earth system functioning. A growing number of scientists argue that humanity has entered a new geological epoch that needs a corresponding name: the Anthropocene. Human activities impact the global water system as part of the Earth system and change the way water moves around the globe like never before. Thus, managing freshwater use wisely in the planetary water cycle has become a key challenge to reach global environmental sustainability.


Water Resources Series

Author by : United Nations. Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East. Division of Water Resources Development
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Towards Water Wisdom

Author by : Ramaswamy R Iyer
Languange : en
Publisher by : SAGE Publications India
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Description : Towards Water Wisdom makes a fervent plea for an urgent and radical transformation of our thinking on water. The author redefines the projected water crisis as one of mismanagement rather than scarcity, and calls for a more equitable, harmonious and sustainable management of the resource. Water-related conflicts are also discussed, including the Indus Treaty, the differences over Baglihar, the Cauvery and Ravi-Beas disputes, and rehabilitation problems in the Narmada Valley. The author questions the idea of property rights in water and argues that the fundamental or human right to water must take precedence over contractual and economic rights. The inadequacies of India`s water laws and policies are examined and a case made for a constitutional declaration on water and a national water law. Finally, the author widens the perspective and draws attention to a changing world that makes a change in our thinking imperative.