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2 edition of Investigation of municipal and industrial water supplies. found in the catalog.

Investigation of municipal and industrial water supplies.

Washington State Planning Council. Division of Water Resources.

Investigation of municipal and industrial water supplies.

by Washington State Planning Council. Division of Water Resources.

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Published by Washington State Planning Council .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWashington State Planning Council. Reports (Miscellaneous) -- v. 2., Reports (Miscellaneous (Washington State Planning Council) -- v. 2.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16564883M

    Water resource management includes consideration of all of the above disciplines of hydrology. Water supplies are allocated and diverted to a range of agricultural, municipal, industrial, hydroelectrical, and ecological needs. Some of these water uses are consumptive, removing water .   There is currently insufficient evidence to know if source‐based improvements in water supplies, such as protected wells and communal tap stands or treatment of communal supplies, consistently reduce diarrhoea in low‐income settings (very low quality evidence). We found no trials evaluating reliable piped‐in water supplies to people's homes.

    Water sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources Energy Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources Environmental and Ecological Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resource. Biofouling of industrial water systems is a problem of considerable technoeconomic significance. Biofouling is described as undesirable deposition of micro- and macroorganisms on industrial cooling equipment, resulting in operational failures such as clogging of water flow in the cooling water conduits and condenser tubes; reducing heat.

    A quantitative introduction water quality management that covers timely topics such as new methods of water and wastewater treatment, groundwater modeling and quality. Offers creative solutions to water management problems. Substantially supported by hundreds of discussion questions, references. WATER/WASTEWATER Our team of water and wastewater specialists has the depth of knowledge and experience to serve our clients’ needs, from field investigation, testing, master planning and conceptual design through detailed design, construction, and commissioning of new or upgraded water and wastewater facilities.


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