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Ecological Water Quality - Water Treatment and Reuse

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Konstantinos (Kostas) Voudouris
Konstantinos (Kostas) Voudouris

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
Greece

Published16 May 2012

Doi10.5772/1070

ISBN978-953-51-0508-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6208-7

Copyright year2012

Number of pages510

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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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

2,546
2,313
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

2,683
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7. Biofilms Impact on Drinking Water Quality

By Anca Farkas, Dorin Ciataras and Brandussa Bocos

6,096
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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

5,218
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11. Water Reuse and Sustainability

By Rouzbeh Nazari, Saeid Eslamian and Reza Khanbilvardi

2,878
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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

2,326
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

3,809
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

3,366
15. Elimination of Phenols on a Porous Material

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

2,060
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

2,535
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

2,377
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

4,316
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25. Rainwater Harvesting Systems in Australia

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

2,924
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