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Springs and Bottled Waters of the World: Ancient History, Source, Occurrence, Quality and Use

Edited By: PE LaMoreaux and JT Tanner

315 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #113076 | ISBN: 3540618414
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NHBS Price: £115.50 $145/€138 approx

About this book

Provides information for the general public, legal and scientific professionals, and governmental scientists about springs, mineral water, and thermal waters used for municipal, industrial, and agricultural water supplies as well as for the rapidly expanding bottled water industry.


Contents

Introduction.- Historical Development.- Geologic/Hydrogeologic Setting and Classification of Springs.- Extracting Methods for Spring Waters.- Quantitative Analysis of Springs.- Uses of Spring Water.- In Search of a Uniform Standard for Bottled Water.- Famous Springs and Bottled Waters.- Glossary.- Conversion Tables. Index.

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