Chemistry And Water: The Science Behind Sustaining The World's Most Crucial Resource by Satinder Ahuja

Chemistry And Water: The Science Behind Sustaining The World's Most Crucial Resource

bySatinder Ahuja

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After air, water is the most crucial resource for human survival. To achieve water sustainability, we will have to deal with its scarcity and quality, and find ways to reclaim it from various sources.Chemistry and Water: The Science Behind Sustaining the World's Most Crucial Resourceapplies contemporary and sophisticated separation science and chromatographic methods to address the pressing worldwide concerns of potable water for drinking and safe water for irrigation to raise food for communities around the world.

Edited and authored by world-leading analytical chemists, the book presents the latest research and solutions on topics including water quality and pollution, water treatment technologies and practices, watershed management, water quality and food production, challenges to achieving sustainable water supplies, water reclamation techniques, and wastewater reuse.



  • Explores the role water plays to assure our survival and maintain life
  • Provides valuable information from world leaders in chemistry and water research
  • Addresses water challenges and solutions globally to ensure sustainability

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Dr. Satinder Ahuja is a leading expert on improving water quality. He earned his PhD in analytical chemistry from the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia. He worked for Novartis Corp. in various leadership positions for over 25 years while simultaneously teaching and guiding research as an adjunct professor at Pace University for ...
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Title:Chemistry And Water: The Science Behind Sustaining The World's Most Crucial ResourceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:668 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 29, 2016Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128093307

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Table of Contents

1. Overview: Sustaining water, the world's most crucial resource
S. Ahuja
2. Progress and lessons learned from water-quality monitoring networks
D.N. Myers, A.S. Ludtke
3. Impact of climate change on water with reference to the Ganges--Brahmaputra--Meghna River Basin
M.A. Islam, S.L. Islam, A. Hassan
4. Forested watersheds, water resources, and ecosystem services, with examples from United States, Panama, and Puerto Rico
M.C. Larsen
5. Water quality and sustainability in India: Challenges and opportunities
R.K. Sharma, M. Yadav, R. Gupta
6. Challenges and solutions to water problems in the Middle East
Y. Shevah
7. Challenges and solutions to water problems in Africa
S.O. Wandiga, S. Ngigi Mbugua, J.W. Macharia, M.A. otieno
8. Comparative analysis of existing water resources data in the Western Balkan states of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia
J. Markovski, K.D. Hristovski, L.W. Olson
9. Ion chromatography instrumentation for water analysis
K. Srinivasan
10. Use of ion chromatography for monitoring ionic contaminants in water
C. Pohl
11. Can inconguent studies effectively characterize long-term water quality?
J.R. Peller, R.L. Whitman, J.K. Schoer
12. Historical perspectives on water purification
L. Smith
13. Evaluation of animal manure composition for protection of sensitive water supplies through nutrient recovery processes
U. Shashvatt, H. Aris, L. Blaney
14. Effect of upflow velocity on nutrient recovery from swine wastewater by fluidized bed struvite crystallization
R.R.M. Abarca, R.S. Pusta, Jr., R.B. Labad, J.L.A. Andit, C.M. Rejas, M.D.G. de Luna, M.-C. Lu
15. Drought-inspired economic use of water in wine production
J.N. Seiber, K.A. Gibson, V. Iangco, J. Real
16. Developing a global hydrohub: Singapore's leadership in water innovation
A.M. Dhalla
17. Water quality and public health: Role of wastewater
S. Tongesayi, T. Tongesayi
18. Challenges to achieving the sustainable development goals: Water treatment
J. Luh, J. Bartram