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Riverbank Filtration: Improving Source-Water Quality

Edited By: Chittaranjay Ray, Gina Melin and Ronald B Linsky

396 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2004 | #149743 | ISBN: 140201838X
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Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137806 | ISBN: 1402011334
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About this book

This book describes the current and state-of-the-art applications of RBF technology as currently practised in two continents. No other resource like it exists. Its purpose is to show that RBF is a low-cost and efficient alternative water treatment process for drinking-water applications. This book is aimed at researchers with an interest in riverbank filtration, drinking-water and water quality working at Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geography departments. It can also be used as a professional reference for consulting engineers, regulators, water utility managers and planners, working at consultancies, governmental agencies and professional associations. In addition, it is suitable for use as a textbook in both undergraduate and graduate courses.


From the contents:Introduction.- Part I: Systems.- Part II: Contaminant Removal.- Part III: Research Needs.- Conclusion.- Major Findings.- Research Needs.-Summary.- Glossary.- Index.

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