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International Perspectives on Water Quality Management and Pollutant Control

Edited by Nigel W.T. Quinn

University of California, Berkeley, United States of America

The level of surface water quality protection is variable around the world in large part due to the relative effectiveness of environmental regulation and the degree to which science influences the regulatory process. In the United States, at the federal level, the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) has been an effective policy and water quality management tool for dealing with both point source and non-point source pollution. The TMDL provides a rational framework for estimating the assimilative capacity of the receiving water body for certain contaminants and applying factors of safety and incorporating acceptable levels of water quality criteria violation - provided the local stakeholders have a say in the decision making process. This collection of articles from around the world are good examples of the application of sound scientific principles to solve pressing water quality problems.

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1. Bloom-Forming Cyanobacteria and Other Phytoplankton in Northern New Jersey Freshwater Bodies

By Tin-Chun Chu and Matthew J. Rienzo

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2. Endocrine Disruptors in Water Sources: Human Health Risks and EDs Removal from Water Through Nanofiltration

By J. E. Cortés Muñoz, C. G. Calderón Mólgora, A. Martín Domínguez, E. E. Espino de la O, S. L. Gelover Santiago, C. L. Hernández Martínez and G. E. Moeller Chávez

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3. Impact of Industrial Water Pollution on Rice Production in Vietnam

By Huynh Viet Khai and Mitsuyasu Yabe

2174

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4. The Performance Evaluation of Anaerobic Methods for Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) Treatment: A Review

By N.H. Abdurahman, Y.M. Rosli and N.H. Azhari

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5. Ultrasonic Membrane Anaerobic System (UMAS) for Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) Treatment

By N.H. Abdurahman, N.H. Azhari and Y.M. Rosli

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