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Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Brian D. Lee, Daniel I. Carey, and Alice L. Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Kentucky is regarded as one of the most ecologically diverse states in the nation, home to sprawling Appalachian forests, rolling green meadows, and the longest cave system in the world. None of ... More


The Bigger Picture: Integrated Multiscale Models

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Spatial structure is the result of locational decisions reflecting criteria operating at a variety of scales. Thus the CA land use model is augmented with a regionalized, spatial interaction based ... More


The Environmental Setting

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the Delta villages there has rarely been adequate provision for sanitation, or for household drains, to cope with the water brought in by a piped water system. The lack of a proper system for the ... More


Sanitation Law and Policy in India: An Introduction to Basic Instruments

Philippe Cullet and Lovleen Bhullar (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199456703
eISBN:
9780199085453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199456703.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Sanitation has received little attention from policy-makers and lawyers for a long time although it was not completely outside the purview of laws and policies in India. However, the past couple of ... More


Water and Wastewater Service for the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Roger Recktenwald

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter tracks the development of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure in Kentucky from colonial days up to the present. It examines the requirements for capturing, holding treating, ... More


Water Quality as a Component of a Sustainable Water Supply

Thomas P. Knepper and Thomas A. Ternes

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter is concerned with issues relating to water quality. It suggests that the growing scarcity and contamination of water resources can be resolved through sustainable water management, ... More


The Agricultural Reserve

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the strategy and tactics of planning politics in the creation of Montgomery County's Agricultural Reserve and in protecting it from fragmentation by exurban subdivisions and ... More


The Dose Makes the Poison: How Making Drugs Harms Environments and People

Alexa S. Dietrich

in The Drug Company Next Door: Pollution, Jobs, and Community Health in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724996
eISBN:
9780814724644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724996.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter tells the story of Tipan and its long history of struggle with pharmaceutical-related air and water pollution. It describes the emergence of a grassroots movement to improve the ... More


Water Contamination

Jeffery A. Foran and Amaryl Griggs

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes water contamination and wastewater treatment. It reviews the current state of water availability and water quality globally. It describes types of surface water contaminants ... More


Pollution Control

Sigmund F. Zakrzewski (ed.)

in Environmental Toxicology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195148114
eISBN:
9780197565629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195148114.003.0017
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Coal is now used mainly as fuel for the production of electricity. Worldwide about 28% of commercial energy production depends on coal. In the United States it is about 31% and in some coal rich ... More


Saving Island Water: Strategies for Water Reuse

Steve Parabicoli

in Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the Maui's water-reuse program, which supplements Maui's limited potable water supply and reduces the use of injection wells for effluent disposal. Recycled water is reused ... More


Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

M. Dinesh Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about sustainable urban water management for developing countries. It deals with holistically managing different aspects of urban water viz., water resources, water supplies, waste water ... More


The Great Stinks

David L. Kirchman

in Dead Zones: The Loss of Oxygen from Rivers, Lakes, Seas, and the Ocean

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197520376
eISBN:
9780197520406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197520376.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses one of the first dead zones, the River Thames near London in the 19th century. London used the river as a sewer to dispose of untreated human waste and garbage, causing oxygen ... More


The Challenge of Sustainable Urban Water Management in Developing Economies

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the IUWM principles and the important considerations to be integrated in the planning and designing of urban water management systems. It also discusses a generic framework for ... More


Technological Choices for Reducing Water Demand in Different Urban Landscapes

M. Dinesh Kumar

in Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter first deals with the various physical factors that influence the performance of wastewater treatment technologies; degrees of treatment possible with these technologies in the most ... More


Scaling Up

Paul F. Steinberg

in Who Rules the Earth?: How Social Rules Shape Our Planet and Our Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199896615
eISBN:
9780197563250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199896615.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

José Delfín Duarte rises at the crack of dawn in a neighborhood on the outskirts of San Isidro, Costa Rica. He grabs his machete and rain parka, puts on his black galoshes, and heads out in a ... More


Benefit–cost analysis of ambient water quality improvement in China

Hua Wang

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0060
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter begins by discussing water scarcity and water quality deterioration in China. It then considers the case of Yunnan province in southwest China, where the clean and the comparatively ... More


Environmental Dimensions: Protection, Conservation, and Sustainable Use of Water

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds)

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199472475
eISBN:
9780199089857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472475.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on environmental dimensions of water. The first section of this chapter reproduces general environmental law instruments relevant in the context of protection and conservation of ... More


Regulation of Recycling and Reuse of Sewage

Philippe Cullet and Lovleen Bhullar (eds)

in Sanitation Law and Policy in India: An Introduction to Basic Instruments

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199456703
eISBN:
9780199085453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199456703.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter includes excerpts from legal and policy instruments concerning recycling and reuse of sewage. The first section includes excerpts from environmental laws, which envisage the utilization ... More


The hardest reform of all: Water supply and wastewater services

Malcolm Abbott and Bruce Cohen

in Utilities Reform in Twenty-First Century Australia: Providing the Essentials

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198865063
eISBN:
9780191897467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865063.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides an examination of the reasons for the continued government ownership of service provision in the water and wastewater services industry. In doing so it assesses the monopoly and ... More


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