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Water Quality: An Introduction

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Water Quality

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By: Claude E Boyd(Author)

330 pages, illustrations, tables

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | Edition: 1 | #111369 | ISBN: 0792378539
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Provides an in-depth but relatively simple treatment of water quality, including a discussion of basic physical, chemical, and biological principles. Effort has been made to use physical and chemical principles to explain the factors controlling the quality of natural waters.



1. Physical Properties of Water
2. Hydrology
3. Dissolved Solids
4. Dissolved Oxygen and Redox Potential
5. Particulate Matter, Turbidity, and Color
6. pH, Carbon Dioxide, and Alkalinity
7. Total Hardness
8. Bacteria, Phytoplankton, and Water Quality
9. Oxygen Production and Demand
10. Nitrogen
11. Phosphorus
12. Sulfur
13. Micronutrients and Other Trace Elements
14. Water Pollution
15. Water Quality Regulations


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