About the Book :
Water is an essential commodity for survival of mankind and other living organisms on the earth. Availability of fresh and clean water on earth is very limited in quantity. Therefore the management and conservation of water is very vital for sustainability. This book deals with the important aspects of conservation and management of water with various analytical procedures and techniques of water quality assessment.
About the Author :
Madireddi V. Subba Rao is presently the President of Environmental Research Academy. Earlier he was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Environmental Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Prof. Rao has to his credit many books and about 260 technical and scientific papers published in national and international journals of repute.
Introduction -- Groundwater Resources Management by Rainwater Harvesting -- Waterborne Diseases -- The Water Act 1974 -- Water Conservation and Management -- Water Analysis -- Appendices -- Standards for Drinking Water, BIS: Standards for Disposal of Waste Water, Prevention and Control of Water Pollution, Utility of Water on Surface and Underground in 1990 and 2020 (mn.ha/m), Presence and Utility of Water from the Underground in Different States in India, Quantity, Quality and Treatment of Water, Classification and Chemical Impurities in Water, Significance of Water Tips for Water Conservation -- Bibliography -- Index