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Cover for Improving rural wastewater management.

Improved sanitation and hygiene through proper wastewater management is critical for sustainable growth of rural communities. Traditional wastewater treatment technologies experience low penetration in the resource-poor semi-arid tropical villages with limited or no access to good quality...

Author(s)
Aviraj Datta; Mukund Patil; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The influence of plant cover structures on water fluxes in agricultural landscapes.

This paper aims to present recent progress in landscape ecology concerning the influence of plant cover structure on water cycling. Topics covered include: (1) the influence of water shortages on landscape structure; (2) the drivers of water cycling; (3) water recycling and storage at the landscape ...

Author(s)
Ryszkowski, L.; Kędziora, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933876)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Groundwater management in the high plains aquifer in the USA: legal problems and innovations.

This paper describes a range of state-level issues and responses to groundwater law. It begins with a description of groundwater law, both for the USA in general and for the three states (Kansas, Nebraska and Texas) in particular. It then follows with an account of groundwater allocation law...

Author(s)
Peck, J. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931728)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urban aquaculture.

In light of the increasing demand for fish, the challenge for planners now is to accelerate aquaculture development and to plan for new production, making urban areas not only centres of marketing and distribution, but also of production, particularly using urban wastewater. This book includes...

Author(s)
Costa-Pierce, B.; Desbonnet, A.; Edwards, P.; Baker, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book
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Cover for The emergence of urban aquaculture in Europe.

A working definition for urban aquaculture is presented that invokes concepts of land use planning, notions of urbanism, where trade links and markets, nucleated settlements, administrative organizations and specialist labour guilds are considered indicative of urban communities, and encompasses...

Author(s)
Bunting, S. W.; Little, D. C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture in future urban ecosystems.

This chapter summarizes the preceding chapters and concludes that urban aquaculture, particularly using recycled wastewater, presents unlimited opportunities and potential in the development of future sustainable urban ecosystems.

Author(s)
Desbonnet, A.; Costa-Pierce, B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development status of, and prospects for, wastewater-fed aquaculture in urban environments.

Informal reuse of waste water in aquaculture is widespread in parts of Asia, although there has been limited introduction of formally designed and engineered systems. As there is interest in assessing the contribution of wastewater-fed aquaculture to the development of sustainable cities, a...

Author(s)
Edwards, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998299)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Valuing soil fertility change: selected methods and case studies.

This chapter examines the significant challenges in assessing, i.e. quantifying and valuing, the impacts of soil fertility and nutrient depletion. After briefly reviewing the main economic approaches that are used to value soil nutrient change, four case studies are presented. These illustrate the...

Author(s)
Drechsel, P.; Giordano, M.; Enters, T.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: confronting the livelihood and environmental realities.

This book contains 16 chapters aiming to better understand urban waste water use in agriculture in developing countries (Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia), and detailed case study documentation of what works and what does not. It makes pragmatic recommendations aimed at protecting...

Author(s)
Scott, C. A.; Faruqui, N. I.; Raschid-Sally, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998237)
Type
Book
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Cover for Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: management challenges in developing countries.

Cities in developing countries are experiencing unparalleled growth and rapidly increasing water supply and sanitation coverage that will continue to release growing volumes of wastewater. In many developing countries, untreated or partially treated wastewater is used to irrigate the cities' own...

Author(s)
Scott, C. A.; Faruqui, N. I.; Raschid-Sally, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998237)
Type
Book chapter

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