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Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologies: Integrated Water Security Series Paperback – 4 Apr 2014


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  • Paperback: 218 pages
  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann (4 April 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0124114652
  • ISBN-13: 978-0124114654
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.3 x 22.9 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,983,457 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Succinct and readable, it describes the various options for correcting unsanitary or unsatisfactory drinking water."

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Natural disasters, tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods are occurring with increasing frequency. In emergencies, pure drinking water is quickly the most important item.Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologies provides the tips and techniques for supplying potable drinking water at low cost under the direst circumstances. Succinct and readable, this manual describes the various options for improving unsanitary or unsatisfactory drinking water. Various water treatment methods for contaminated water are reviewed and the pros and cons of each are discussed.This book covers short-term strategies such as: Reverse Osmosis Based Filtration, Cartridge Filtration systems, Solar Pasteurization systems, Solar Distillation systems, and Vacuum Distillation. This is followed by a discussion of Long-term Technologies including Sand Filtration, Packaged Filtration units, Pressurized Filtration systems and Natural Filtration. Each of the elements is clearly defined and other information, such as Disinfection systems, Energy Savings applications, Cost Considerations, and HA/DR applications. The material in this book is presented in a precise easy-to-read style and provides a rich source of information so the reader can efficiently and effectively make meaningful engineering, planning, and management decisions regarding the use of these purification technologies.

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