Sustainable water technologies by Daniel H. Chen

By Daniel H. Chen

Development of complex applied sciences is a serious part in overcoming the looming water quandary. Stressing rising applied sciences and techniques that facilitate water sustainability for destiny generations, the second one quantity within the two-volume set Sustainable Water administration and Technologies presents present and drawing close applied sciences study, improvement, and functions to aid be sure availability of water for all. The e-book emphasizes rising nanotechnology, biotechnology, and data expertise functions in addition to sustainable approaches and items to guard the surroundings and human well-being, retailer water and effort, and reduce fabric use. It additionally discusses such themes as groundwater delivery, safety, and remediation, business and wastewater remedy, reuse, and disposal, membrane expertise for water purification and desalination, therapy and disposal in unconventional oil and gasoline improvement, biodegradation, and bioremediation for soil and water.

  • Stresses rising applied sciences and methods that facilitate water sustainability.
  • Covers a wide range of themes together with consuming water, wastewater, and groundwater therapy, defense, and remediation.
  • Discusses oil and gasoline drilling affects and toxins prevention, membrane know-how for water desalination and purification, biodegradation, and bioremediation for soil and water.
  • Details rising nanotechnology, biotechnology, and knowledge expertise purposes, in addition to sustainable tactics and products.

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1 Nonaqueous Phase Liquids in Groundwater Nonaqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) are hydrocarbons that exist as a separate, immiscible phase when in contact with water or air. In the recent years, NAPL contamination has become an issue of increasing environmental concern. NAPLs are contaminants that, like oil, are mostly immiscible in water. Their very distinct physiochemical characteristics set them apart from other types of harmful contaminants; NAPL spills can result in the formation of large toxic plumes of particular concern that pose a high contamination problem [25].

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