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Water Quality

Science, Assessments and Policy

Edited by J. Kevin Summers

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Water Quality – Science, Assessments and Policy examines many of the scientific issues; national, regional and local assessment practices and results; and national policy issues related to water quality. Chapters focus on three areas: water quality parameters, water quality treatments, and water quality assessments. This book provides a basic understanding of water quality issues and practical examples of their solution.

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Water QualityScience, Assessments and PolicyEdited by J. Kevin Summers

Published: July 29th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77531

ISBN: 978-1-78985-578-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-577-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-392-3

Copyright year: 2020

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9556 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations


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1. Water Quality Parameters

By Nayla Hassan Omer


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2. Sense of Place and Water Quality: Applying Sense of Place Metrics to Better Understand Community Impacts of Changes in Water Quality

By Kate K. Mulvaney, Nathaniel H. Merrill and Marisa J. Mazzotta


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3. Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems for Prevention and Control of Soil-Transmitted Helminths

By Abdallah Zacharia, Anne H. Outwater and Rob Van Deun


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4. Association of Polyethylene Glycol Solubility with Emerging Membrane Technologies, Wastewater Treatment, and Desalination

By Hongbo Du, Subhani Bandara, Laura E. Carson and Raghava R. Kommalapati


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5. Water Quality Ecological Risk Assessment with Sedimentological Approach

By Limin Ma and Changxu Han


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6. Jewels across the Landscape: Monitoring and Assessing the Quality of Lakes and Reservoirs in the United States

By David V. Peck, Steven G. Paulsen, Philip R. Kaufmann and Alan T. Herlihy


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7. Rivers and Streams: Upgrading Monitoring of the Nation’s Freshwater Resources - Meeting the Spirit of the Clean Water Act

By Steven G. Paulsen, David V. Peck, Philip R. Kaufmann and Alan T. Herlihy


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8. Lessons Learned from 30 Years of Assessing U.S. Coastal Water

By John A. Kiddon, Hugh Sullivan, Walter G. Nelson, Marguerite C. Pelletier, Linda Harwell, Mari Nord and Steve Paulsen


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9. Wetland Assessment: Beyond the Traditional Water Quality Perspective

By Mary E. Kentula, Amanda M. Nahlik, Steven G. Paulsen and Teresa K. Magee


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