Urban Groundwater Management And Sustainability by John H. TellamUrban Groundwater Management And Sustainability by John H. Tellam

Urban Groundwater Management And Sustainability

byJohn H. TellamEditorL.G. Herringshaw, Michael O. Rivett

Paperback | October 19, 2006

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Urbanization modifies underlying groundwater systems. This often leads to adverse hydrological, water quality, geotechnical, and socio-economic effects which jeopardize sustainability. Indeed, for many urban aquifers world-wide, we do not know whether there even exist socially-acceptable sustainable hydrological systems. Given that around 50% of the world's population live in cities, and that urban populations are expanding rapidly, the issues are important and becoming increasingly urgent. To reduce the effects of such impacts, management is required irrespective of whether the groundwater is to be used or not. This management must be based on a sound technical understanding of the interacting processes involved. The forty papers in the present volume explore the state of this understanding in the context of a wide range of countries (and therefore cultures), climates, and geologies. They are divided into topic areas covering flow, chemical water quality, biological water quality, remediation, engineering, and socio-economics. An initial section sets the scene with a range of integrated regional-scale studies. The volume will be of interest to practicing groundwater specialists in industry and research. We hope that it will also provide an insight into groundwater issues for other urban specialists, including planners: without communication between the disciplines involved, progress towards acceptable urban sustainability will be slow.
Title:Urban Groundwater Management And SustainabilityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:490 pagesPublished:October 19, 2006Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface. I. Introduction. Towards Management and Sustainable Development of Urban Groundwater Systems: An introduction; J. H. Tellam et al.- II Regional Overviews. Anthropogenic Changes to Hydrogeological Conditions in Urban Areas: New perspectives from Azerbaijan; R.G. Israfilov.- Demands on, Condition, and environmental Problems of the Baku Municipal Water Supply; A.Mammadova and Sh.I.Pashayeva.- Geoecological Problems in Azerbaijan; A. B. Alekperov et al.- Sources of Groundwater Supply to Urbanized Areas in Azerbaijan: National development of groundwater resources; F. Sh. Aliyev and F. S Askerov.- Optimaztion of Groundwater Usage for Urbanized rural Settlement Supply in Azerbaijan; Yu. H .Israfilov et al.- Urban Groundwater Pollution in Turkey: A national review of urban Groundwater quality issues; A. Baba and 0. Ayyildiz .-Groundwater Potential and Hydrogeological Characteristics of Çorlu, Turkey; I. Feda Aral.- Evaluation of Groundwater Over-Abstraction by Industrial Activities in the Trakya Region, Turkey: A Case of urban Groundwater resource Over-Abstraction; A.Öngen and E. Tinmaz.-.A long-term Perspective on the Sustainable Development of Urban Groundwater Resources in Romania; D. Galatchi.-III. Groundwater Flow.Integrated Hydrological Modelling for Sustainable Development and Management of Urban Water Supplies; E. Zia Hosseinipour .- Estimating Evapotranspiration in Urban Environments; K. Trout and M. Ross.-Reliability in Estimating Urban Groundwater Recharge through the Vadose Zone: Managing sustainable Development in arid and semiarid regions; M. J. Friedel .- Urban Well-Field Capture Zones Delineated using Flow Structure Modelling; D. Kuznetsov.- IV. Chemical Water Quality.Impacts of Sewer Leakage on Urban Groundwater: Review of a case study in Germany; I. Held et al.- Contamination and Degradation of De-Icing Chemicals in the Unsaturated and Saturated Zones at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen, Norway; B. Wejden and J. Øvstedal.-Aromatic Hydrocarbon Contamination of Clay Strata below a Petrochemical Site, UK: Organic contaminant migration in clay aquitards; R. A. White et al.-Baseline Groundwater Quality in the Coastal Aquifer of St. Lucia, South Africa; M. Simonsen Bjørkenes et al.- Hydrochemical Quality of Groundwater in Urban Areas of South Portugal; A. Chambel et al.- Issues of Radioactivity and Sustainable Development within Urban Groundwater Systems in Russia; L. M. Rogachevskaya.- Risks Posed by Unsanitary Landfill Leachate to Groundwater Quality: Çorlu (Trakya) Turkey; E.Tinmaz and A. Öngen.-Agricultural Influences on Groundwater used for Water Supply in the Caucasus Mineral Water Region; O.A. Karimova.- Environmental Problems Associated with Utilization of Mineral Waters in Urbanized Areas of Azerbaijan; M. M. Ismailova.- Conclusions from a negative Tracer Test in the Urban Thermal Karst Area, Budapest, Hungary; A. Eröss et al.- V. Biological Water Quality.Monitoring and Managing the Extent of Microbiological Pollution in Urban Groundwater Systems in developed and developing Countries; A.A. Cronin et al.- Microbial Pollution of Groundwater in the Town of Walkerton, Canada: Implications for the development of appropriate aquifer protection strategies; K. W. F. Howard.-Effects of Artificial Stormwater Infiltration on Urban Groundwater Ecosystems: Ecological issues in urban groundwater; T. Datry et al.- VI. Remediation.Organic Contaminant Remediation in Urban Groundwater: A review of Groundwater remediation technology development; M. O. Rivett.- Recent Approaches for Urban Groundwater Pollution Remediation: Analysis and Recommendations; D. Klaffke.-Reducing the Groundwater Pollution Risk in the Mining and Industrial Regions of Chiatura and Kazreti, Georgia: Remediation of mine-related tailings and wastes; Sh. Petriashvili and D. Chutkerashvili.- The Removal of Nitrate and Pesticides from Contaminated Water; S. Asian and A. Turkman.- VII. Engineering. Chemical and Geotechnical Problems Associated with the Tbilisi Water Storage Reservoir, Georgia; G. Buachidze and T. Tevzadze.- Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology of the 'Sleeping District' (Varketili) of Thilisi, Georgia; G. Gelashvili .- An Integrated Evaluation Program for the Assessment of Variations in Urban Groundwater Level; N. Bobylev.-The Hydrothermal System of Tbilisi, Georgia G Buntebarth et al.- Estimating the Basic Material and Technical Resource Needs for the Operation of Vertical Drainage Systems in Urban Areas with High Water Tables; Sh. Yakubov and Sh. Usmanov .- Hydrogeological Conditions in Urban Areas in the Georgian Black Sea Coastal Zone: Case studies of the towns of Poti and Batumi; T. Iashvili.- VIII Socio Economics. Groundwater Institutions and Management Problems in the Developing World; K. Wegerich.- The Role of Groundwater in Delhi's Water Supply: Interaction between formal and informal Development of the Water System, and possible scenarios of Evolution; A. Maria.- Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Analysis of the Secondary Towns of Azerbaijan: Does groundwater play a role? S. Puri and T. Romanenko.-Groundwater Utilization as Adaptive Capacity to Public Water Supply Shortages: Case study of two cities in Khorezm, Uzbekistan; K. Wegerich