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Diffuse Pollution of Water Resources
Principles and Case Studies in the Southern African Region
edited
by Roumiana K. Hranova

Diffuse Pollution of Water Resources has a multi-disciplinary dimension, and its prevention and control is closely related to the development patterns and societal habits of the region.

Features:

  • Bridges the gaps betweem different specialists working in the field and presents an integrated approach for the solution of diffuse pollution problems
  • Focuses on cases, specific for developing countries and gives emphasis on the need to pursue environmentally sustainable development patterns
  • Presents basic principles, definitions and approaches

Contents

  1. Diffuse pollution - principles, definitions and regulatory aspects Monitoring, abatement and management of diffuse pollution
  2. Characteristics of an urban environment in the context of diffuse pollution control
  3. Assessing and managing urban storm water quality
  4. Diffuse pollution in high-density (low-income) urban areas
  5. Impacts on groundwater quality and water supply of the Epworth semi-formal settlement, Zimbabwe
  6. Impacts of a solid waste disposal site and a cemetery on the groundwater quality in Harare, Zimbabwe
  7. Sewage sludge disposal on land - impacts on surface water quality
  8. Sewage sludge disposal on land - impacts on soils and groundwater quality
  9. Irrigation with ponds effluent - impacts on soils and groundwater
  10. Diffuse pollution of urgan rivers - case studies in Malawi and Swaziland
  11. Integrated management of diffuse pollution in the Southern African Region

Index

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Principles and Case Studies in the Southern African Region
edited by Roumiana K. Hranova

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