Water Quality. Processes and Policy

  • ID: 2176283
  • Book
  • 296 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Global water issues are likely to be as important in the forseeable future as the oil crisis was in the 1970s. There is an urgent need for management to be apprised of scientific work and of the uncertainties that are associated with it, and for scientists to be able to transmit their work to management in a comprehensible way.

This book explores the management of water quality in urban, rural and coastal environments. It brings together science and policy making in a timely and relevant way. As such, this book will appeal to professionals working within the water industry and also to academic institutions which have an interest in the issues relating to water quality
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GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES.

Water Quality: An Emerging Global Crisis (E. Ongley).

SCIENCE FOR POLICY.

Riverine Mass Load Estimation: Paris Commission Policy, Practice and Implications for Load Estimation for a Major UK River System (H. Jarvie, et al.).

Changing Standards and Catchment Sources of Faecal Indicators in Nearshore Bathing Waters (D. Kay, et al.).

Beach Health Risk Assessment and Pollution Perception (C. Nelson, et al.).

The Validation of Pesticide Leaching Models for Regulatory Purposes (A. Armstrong, et al.).

Water Quality Processes in Catchments –

An Integrated Modelling Approach for Scenario Analysis (P. Whitehead, et al.).

Basin–Scale Nitrate Simulation Using Minimum Information Requirement Approach (P. Quinn, et al.).

LINKING SCIENCE AND POLICY.

Bridging the Gap Between Science and Management in Upland Catchments (P. Kneale & A. McDonald).

Policy, Serendipity and Science: Algal Blooms in Australia (D. Smith).

Towards Groundwater Protection in the UK: Problems of Integrating Science and Policy (C. Soulsby, et al.).

Organisational Issues and Policy Directions for Urban Pollution Management (J. Ellis & B. Crabtree).

The Economics of Water Pollution Abatement: A Case Study (C. Green).

Inorganic Farm Wastes: An Environmental Time Bomb? (I. Foster, et al.).

Screw the Lid even Tigher? Water Pollution and the Enforcement of Environmental Regulation in Less Developed Countries (S. Lane, et al.).

Towards Integrated Management of Rural Drainage Basins with Particular Reference to Water Quality Issues (T. Burt).

Index.
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Stephen T. Trudgill, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK

Des E. Walling, Department of Geography, University of Exeter, UK

Bruce W. Webb, Department of Geography, University of Exeter, UK
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