Assessment Of Groundwater Resources And Management

Assessment Of Groundwater Resources And Management
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Assessment Of Groundwater Resources And Management by A.L. Ramanathan, Prosun Bhattacharya, A.K. Keshari, Jochen Bundschuh, D. Chandrasekharam And S.K. Singh
Book Summary:

The hydrogeological aspect of groundwater science is universal and applied in nature to have a sustainable water resource development with social, economic, ecological, cultural and aesthetic background. Since 99% of the world's fresh available water is groundwater; yet, the majority of financial resources are directed to surface water found in rivers and lakes. This serious imbalance requires urgent redress.

This is the basic idea that explicitly appears in almost all paper of this book. The authors have tried to focus their task on those topics that seemed to us more urgent and relevant and have paid much attention to questions related to management of aquifers, groundwater pollution, the long-term problems and the key issues in developing countries, where majority of world population live and where at present enormous groundwater abstraction occurs.


Audience of the Book :
The book provides a platform to bring together earth scientists, professionals from chemical and engineering science disciplines, public health professionals and social scientists involved with the management and development of groundwater resources.
 
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1. A compilation of 49 chapters, the book deals with all the issues related to the management of groundwater resources and its sustainable use.

2.Topics covered include reuse, drainage, toxicity/poisoning and remediation, nutrient chemistry, recharge, reserve, aquifer remediation, modeling, legislation, quality monitoring, hydrogeochemistry, and many more.

3.The text is well supported with line diagrams, pictures, and data tables.


Table of Contents:

1.Groundwater Scenario and its Management in Shillong Urban Agglomerate, Meghalaya

2.Problems and Perspectives used Groundwater Sources in Case of Emergency and Projecting the Drainage in Arid Zone of Central Asia

3.Sustainable Water Management and Reuse by Natural Treatment Methods

4.Enhancing the Recharge Capabilities of Aravalli Ridge Around the National Capital Territory, Delhi, India

5.Bangladesh Government Policy in Context of Arsenic Hazards and the Effectiveness of Activated Alumina in Arsenic Mitigation

6.Management of Groundwater Resources through Community Participation Approach in the Coastal Saline Region of Gujarat

7.Arsenic Hot Spots Detected in Patna District, Bihar (India) — A Serious Health Hazard for Estimated Human Population of 5.5 Lakhs

8.Multiple Statistical Analysis for Groundwater Quality Assessment in Marudaiyar Basin, Tamil Nadu

9.Physico-chemical Characteristics and Determination of Cu(II), Mn(II), Fe(II), Zn(II), Ni(II) and Pb(II) in the Effluent from the Sites of Electroplating Industries of Agra City, India

10.Nutrient Chemistry of Groundwater of NCT-Delhi, India

11.Study on Age-old Non-conventional Adit/Tunnel Wells in the Lateritic Terrain of Kasargod District, Kerala

12.Methods for Estimation of Replenishable Groundwater Resources Adopted in India

13.Assessment of Groundwater Reserves: A Case Study

14.Groundwater Quality and Drastic Vulnerability Assessment of the Aquifers in Aizawl City, Mizoram

15.Problem of Selenium Toxicity in Nawanshahr and Hoshiarpur Districts of Punjab State, India

16.Impact of Watershed Development in Groundwater Augmentation in India

17.Predictive Model for Aquiferous Units and Quality of Underground Water in Onitsha Metropolis, Anambra Basin, Nigeria

18.Methods of Artificial Recharge of Groundwater

19.Hydrogeological Investigations in Pathri Rao Watershed, Uttarakhand, India Using an Integrated Isotopic Technique

20.Sustainable Lei-Drainage Groundwater of Rawalpindi-Islamabad (North Pakistan) and the Potentials of Recharge

21.Groundwater Modeling for an Aquifer Storage Recovery Well under Cotton Wheat Cultivation

22.Delineation of Groundwater Zone by Magnetics in Basement Complex, West of Cuddapah Basin, India

23.Investigation of Aquifer Remediation Strategies by Coupled Finite Element Model for Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport

24.Infiltration Model for Safe Fly-ash Disposal in the Compound of IB Thermal Power Plant, Orissa, India

25.Stochastic Algorithm for Simulation of NAPL Dissolution and Degradation Reactions in Porous Media

26.Modeling of Riverbed Aquifer with Radial Collector Well and Stream Recharge Using MODFLOW and Analytic Element Method: A Case Study

27.Role of Subsurface Colloids in Groundwater Contamination

28.GIS Based Water Balance Model of Rift Valley Lakes, Ethiopia

29.Groundwater Resources Development in the Western Ghats, India

30.Groundwater and Water Scarcity—Legislation and Litigation: A Tamil Nadu Experience

31.Groundwater Quality Assessment in Tsunami Affected Tamil Nadu Coast, India: A Case Study along Coleron to Karaikal

32.Evaluation of Groundwater Quality for Irrigation and Drinking Purposes in Selected Taluks of Dakshina Kannada District in Karnataka, India

33.Remedy for Arsenic Poisoning? A Quest in an Unconventional Area of Research

34.Adsorptive Removal of Arsenate and Arsenite Ions from Groundwater Using Iron (III)-Loaded Resin

35.Removal of Arsenate Ions from Groundwater using an Anion Exchanger Derived from Tamarind Fruit Shell

36.Arsenic and Fluoride in Groundwater: An Emerging Problem in North Eastern India

37.A Simple Electrocoagulation Setup for Arsenite Removal from Water

38.Variation in Concentration of Fluoride in Groundwater of South West District of NCT Delhi : A Case Study

39.Newly Developed Absorbent for Arsenic Removal from Groundwater

40.Arsenic Linkage in the Irrigation Water-Soil-Rice Plant Systems

41.Surveillance, Hydrogeochemistry, and Methods for Removal of Fluoride Contamination in Groundwater: Case Study from Kerala, India

42.Arsenic Contamination In European Groundwater Resources In Kathmandu Valley

43.Groundwater Scenario Of Kalahandi District,Orissa,India

44.A Decision Support Tool To Explore Conjunctive Use Options In Canal Command

45.Bioaccumulation And Aquatic Food Chain-emerging Issues In Heavy Metal Toxicity

46.Groundwater Quality Monitoring In The Vicinity Of Pirana Landfill Site, Ahmedabad, India : Adequacy Of Conventional Hydro Chemical Approach

47.Recent Development In Analytical Techniques For Monitoring Inorganic Pollutants In Groundwater Samples

48.Study Of Medium Streangth Wastewater Using Two-stage Biological Treatment

49.Hydrogeochemistry Of Fluoride Contamination In Groundwater Of Dungarpur District, Rajasthan