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Water and Wastewater

Krishna Gopal

Published by APH, New Delhi, 2007
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Contents Foreword. Preface. 1. Sources of contamination in water and its impact on health/Krishna Gopal. 2. Significance of water quality parameters standard procedure for collection preservation and transportation of water samples/V.P. Sharma. 3. Physico chemical analysis of water field and laboratory techniques/Sanjay Kumar. 4. Determination of Dissolved Oxygen (DO) Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) water/wastewater/Kr. P. Singh and Dinesh Mohan. 5. Determination of Pesticide and Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) in water/Rakesh Kumar. 6. Analysis of heavy metals in the water and waste water/R.C. Murthy. 7. Quantification of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) content in water and wastewater/Virendra Misra and S.D. Pandey. 8. Analytical equipment in water quality assessment/Rakesh Kumar. 9. Qualitative and quantitative analysis of Planktons/Swarn Lata. 10. Various methods for enumeration of Bacteria in water/S.P. Pathak. 11. Enumeration of Blue Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) in water/Krishna Gopal. 12. Analysis of Trihalomethanes (THMs)/Shashi Prabha Dubey and Krishna Gopal. Appendices i. Indian standard for drinking water. ii. General standards for discharge of environmental pollutants. Water pollution is the root cause of most of the water borne diseases and can be prevented or minimized to a great extent through provision of supply of safe water. Water likely to be polluted as result of human activities like rapid unplanned urbanization industrialization agricultural pollutants improper waste management etc. Quality of water and waste management are interdependent and has to be dealt with together to ensure supply of pollution free water. This document is a practical hands on book seeks to demonstrate the importance of water quality to human health and natural resources and focus the principles which support a national strategy for water testing using simple precise and most dependable procedures for the analysis of water and waste water. This book also gives guidance on the frequency of testing and permissible limits for water quality assessment and awareness on sustainable use of resources and standards. The public health impact of unsafe drinking water water pollution and poor sanitation in terms of high morbidity human economic productivity and degraded ecology is well recognized. Although the task is enormous however it depicts the most important aspects of the fundamentals of the character water and waste water. The main objectives are to use integrated infrastructure and service initiatives to bring about improved environment and decrease the effect of problems of in sanitation on health conditions particularly water borne diseases such as diarrhoea cholera shigellosis typhoid fever viral hepatitis protozoan and helminthes diseases etc. Specifically the aim is to achieve this through wider coverage of analytical services throughout the country in the light of meeting the expected growth during the coming years. The aim is to encourage better resource and service management efficiently and increased sustainability which can be achieved through increased community involvement in decision making service provision and management enhanced private public sector partnership in service delivery and operation as well as maintenance. 174 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 64735

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Title: Water and Wastewater

Publisher: APH, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: New

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