Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Ecological Water Quality

Water Treatment and Reuse

Edited by Konstantinos (Kostas) Voudouris

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

This book attempts to cover various issues of water quality in the fields of Hydroecology and Hydrobiology and present various Water Treatment Technologies. Sustainable choices of water use that prevent water quality problems aiming at the protection of available water resources and the enhancement of the aquatic ecosystems should be our main target.

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Ecological Water QualityWater Treatment and ReuseEdited by Konstantinos (Kostas) Voudouris

Published: May 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1070

ISBN: 978-953-51-0508-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6208-7

Copyright year: 2012

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82502 Total Chapter Downloads

46 Crossref Citations

68 Web of Science Citations

101 Dimensions Citations


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1. Evaluation of Ecological Quality Status with the Trophic Index (TRIX) Values in the Coastal Waters of the Gulfs of Erdek and Bandırma in the Marmara Sea

By Neslihan Balkis, Benin Toklu-Alicli and Muharrem Balci


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2. Ecological Water Quality and Management at a River Basin Level: A Case Study from River Basin Kosynthos in June 2011

By Ch. Ntislidou, A. Basdeki, Ch. Papacharalampou, K. Albanakis, M. Lazaridou and K. Voudouris


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3. An Ecotoxicological Approach to Evaluate the Environmental Quality of Inland Waters

By M. Guida, O. De Castro, S. Leva, L. Copia, G.D'Acunzi, F. Landi, M. Inglese and R.A. Nastro


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4. Emerging (Bio)Sensing Technology for Assessing and Monitoring Freshwater Contamination - Methods and Applications

By Raquel B. Queiros, J.P. Noronha, P.V.S. Marques and M. Goreti F. Sales


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5. Macroinvertebrates as Indicators of Water Quality in Running Waters: 10 Years of Research in Rivers with Different Degrees of Anthropogenic Impacts

By Cesar Joao Benetti, Amaia Perez-Bilbao and Josefina Garrido


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6. Posidonia oceanica and Zostera marina as Potential Biomarkers of Heavy Metal Contamination in Coastal Systems

By Lila Ferrat, Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria, G. Cates Rex, Christine Pergent-Martini, Gerard Pergent, Jiping Zou, Michele Romeo, Vanina Pasqualini and Catherine Fernandez


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7. Biofilms Impact on Drinking Water Quality

By Anca Farkas, Dorin Ciataras and Brandussa Bocos


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8. Water Quality After Application of Pig Slurry

By Radovan Kopp


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9. Diatoms as Indicators of Water Quality and Ecological Status: Sampling, Analysis and Some Ecological Remarks

By Gonzalo Martin and Maria de los Reyes Fernandez


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10. Interplay of Physical, Chemical and Biological Components in Estuarine Ecosystem with Special Reference to Sundarbans, India

By Suman Manna, Kaberi Chaudhuri, Kakoli Sen Sarma, Pankaj Naskar, Somenath Bhattacharyya and Maitree Bhattacharyya


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11. Water Reuse and Sustainability

By Rouzbeh Nazari, Saeid Eslamian and Reza Khanbilvardi


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12. In situ Remediation Technologies Associated with Sanitation Improvement: An Opportunity for Water Quality Recovering in Developing Countries

By Davi Gasparini Fernandes Cunha, Maria do Carmo Calijuri, Doron Grull, Pedro Caetano Sanches Mancuso and Daniel R. Thevenot


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13. Evaluation of the Removal of Chlorine, THM and Natural Organic Matter from Drinking Water Using Microfiltration Membranes and Activated Carbon in a Gravitational System

By Flavia Vieira da Silva-Medeiros, Flavia Sayuri Arakawa, Gilselaine Afonso Lovato, Celia Regina Granhen Tavares, Maria Teresa Pessoa Sousa de Amorim, Miria Hespanhol Miranda Reis and Rosangela Bergamasco


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14. Application of Hybrid Process of Coagulation/Flocculation and Membrane Filtration to Water Treatment

By Rosangela Bergamasco, Angelica Marquetotti Salcedo Vieira, Leticia Nishi, Álvaro Alberto de Araujo and Gabriel Francisco da Silva


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15. Elimination of Phenols on a Porous Material

By Bachir Meghzili, Medjram Mohamed Salah, Boussaa Zehou El-Fala Mohamed and Michel Soulard


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16. Water Quality Improvement Through an Integrated Approach to Point and Non-Point Sources Pollution and Management of River Floodplain Wetlands

By Edyta Kiedrzyńska and Maciej Zalewski


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17. Water Quality in the Agronomic Context: Flood Irrigation Impacts on Summer In-Stream Temperature Extremes in the Interior Pacific Northwest (USA)

By Chad S. Boyd, Tony J. Svejcar and Jose J. Zamora


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18. Effects of Discharge Characteristics on Aqueous Pollutant Concentration at Jebel Ali Harbor, Dubai-UAE

By Munjed A. Maraqa, Ayub Ali, Hassan D. Imran, Waleed Hamza and Saed Al Awadi


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19. The Effect of Wastes Discharge on the Quality of Samaru Stream, Zaria, Nigeria

By Y.O. Yusuf and M.I. Shuaib


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20. Water Quality in Hydroelectric Sites

By Florentina Bunea, Diana Maria Bucur, Gabriela Elena Dumitran and Gabriel Dan Ciocan


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21. Removal Capability of Carbon-Soil-Aquifer Filtering System in Water Microbiological Pollutants

By W.B. Wan Nik, M.M. Rahman, M.F. Ahmad, J. Ahmad and A. M Yusof


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22. Impact of Agricultural Contaminants in Surface Water Quality: A Case Study from SW China

By Binghui He and Tian Guo


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23. Fluxes in Suspended Sediment Concentration and Total Dissolved Solids Upstream of the Galma Dam, Zaria, Nigeria

By Y.O. Yusuf, E.O. Iguisi and A.M. Falade


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24. An Overview of the Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Freshwater System

By M. Mosharraf Hossain, K. M. Nazmul Islam and Ismail M. M. Rahman


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25. Rainwater Harvesting Systems in Australia

By M. van der Sterren, A. Rahman and G.R. Dennis


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