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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2011
Environmental Geosciences (2011) 18 (4): 209-211.
... of the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Compact and those that may necessitate Compact amendments. To assist in the development of its water quantity agenda, the Commission established a water resources committee with representatives appointed by the directors of the state natural resource agencies...
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Journal Article
Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2011
Elements (2011) 7 (3): 163-168.
...Richard B. Johnston; Michael Berg; C. Annette Johnson; Elizabeth Tilley; Janet G. Hering Abstract Safe drinking water and basic sanitation are key elements of the Millennium Development Goals, a United Nations initiative. The microbial quality of drinking water is inherently linked to sanitation...
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Worldwide use of improved <b>sanitation</b> (upper panel) and drinking water sourc...
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Published: 01 June 2011
F igure 1 Worldwide use of improved sanitation (upper panel) and drinking water sources (lower panel) in 2008. See the text for definitions of improved sanitation and drinking water sources. S ource : WHO/UNICEF 2010 . U sed with permission from WHO
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Worldwide use of improved <b>sanitation</b> (upper panel) and drinking water sourc...
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Published: 01 June 2011
F igure 1 Worldwide use of improved sanitation (upper panel) and drinking water sources (lower panel) in 2008. See the text for definitions of improved sanitation and drinking water sources. S ource : WHO/UNICEF 2010 . U sed with permission from WHO
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2017
South African Journal of Geology (2017) 120 (3): 403-420.
... (2008) report a total groundwater use of 8.7 Mm 3 /a as being registered with the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) for mainly agricultural use in the basin. This figure contrasts sharply with those estimated by Schoeman and Associates (2006) of 14.1 Mm 3 /a (reported in Holland and Cobbing...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2015
South African Journal of Geology (2015) 118 (1): 5-16.
... management at this local level. It will require the coordinated effort of the entire groundwater sector, led by the national Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) and founded in ongoing research and development through the Water Research Commission (WRC). This paper highlights the changes that have...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2014
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2014) 20 (2): 199-224.
... of the timing and scale of late Quaternary deformation southeast of the Salton Trough. The MRL site encompasses approximately 4,250 acres and is located 51 km (32 mi) east–northeast of Brawley in Imperial County, California ( Figure 1 ). Owned and operated by the County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geophysics
Published: 21 November 2013
Geophysics (2013) 79 (1): EN1-EN13.
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2011
Clays and Clay Minerals (2011) 59 (5): 518-524.
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1984
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1984) 17 (3): 289.
... Abstract Proceedings of a meeting of the Hydrogeological Group held at Burlington House on 11 October 1983 The International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade has focussed the attention of governments and financial donors on meeting the Decade targets of providing potable water...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1985
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1985) 18 (1): 1.
...K. M Baxter Abstract The International Drinking Water Supply and Sanita-tion Decade has focused the attention of governments and financial donors on meeting the decade targets of providing potable water and adequate sanitation facilities for all by 1990. However, although these issues have received...
Journal Article
Published: 07 February 2017
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2017) 17 (1): 35-41.
... for physical and chemical parameters. Groundwater samples were analysed for pH, EC, TDS, major cations (Na + , Ca +2 , K + , and Mg +2 ), major anions (Cl − , SO 4 −2 , NO 3− , CO 3− and HCO 3− ). Groundwater in this area was found to be above the desirable Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) and World...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2013
Vadose Zone Journal (2013) 12 (4): vzj2013.01.0007.
..., and a hydrograph shows the anticipated impact on streamflow. The results made an impact on distributed modeling and land-use decisions, including land-use change to forestry and selection of on-site sanitation limiting water pollution. The composition and distribution of hydrological hillslope classes can serve...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2011
Elements (2011) 7 (3): 157-162.
... sanitation is a major cause of disease. These problems can be solved through the improved management of water infrastructure and water resources, advances in technology, and a valuation of water that reflects its importance to society. The role of Earth scientists in addressing the global water crisis...
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Journal Article
Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 April 2011
The Leading Edge (2011) 30 (4): 430-433.
...Adrian Weaver; David Muñoz; Catherine Skokan Abstract This paper is an update on a project initiated last year with a grant from SEG's Geoscientists Without Borders program. The project benefited from prior established relationships with water and sanitation administrators in the Municipality...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 October 2010
DOI: 10.1130/2010.2471(03)
... the case for an earthquake, since an invading army would almost certainly have removed them as booty. We suggest that an earthquake not only destroyed the city and its suburbs (intensity ≈ VIII), but resulted in postseismic avulsion of the river on which its citizens depended for agriculture, sanitation...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2000.182.01.21
EISBN: 9781862394308
... Abstract Bardsey is a small island off the Welsh coast. Water supplies are drawn from spring sources but water shortages are experienced in summer. Sanitation depends on Elsan type toilets. There are limited groundwater resources in the Gwna Mélange, which is of Monian age, with groundwater...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 1997
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1997) 30 (2): 179-188.
... is a key issue for groundwater quality and public health protection. The use of inappropriate water supply and sanitation technologies in peri-urban areas leads to severe and long-term public health risks. The use of poorly constructed sewage treatment works and land application of sewage can lead...
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Location of the Ohio River Basin in the Midwestern United States. The Ohio ...
Published: 01 December 2011
Figure 1 Location of the Ohio River Basin in the Midwestern United States. The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) Compact District includes a majority of the basin and has eight member states (area of the blue shading).
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Today, over a billion people live in urban slums that are typically overcro...
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Published: 01 December 2012
F igure 1 Today, over a billion people live in urban slums that are typically overcrowded and polluted, and lack basic services such as clean water and sanitation. ( A ) Urban slum in Nairobi, Kenya. P hoto © M artien V an A sseldonk | Dreamstime.com . ( B ) Beleghata,Kolkata,India. P hoto