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Water Pollution and Waste Water Refinery Techniques

SWES, volume-02 , Issue 1 (2011), PP 63 - 66

Published: 09 Dec 2010

DOI: 10.5383/swes.02.01.009

by Bahriye Gülgün, Serpil Önder, Nazlı Keskin, Funda Ünal Ankay from Ege University, Agriculture Faculty, Department of Landscape Architecture, İzmir-Turkey, Selcuk University, Agriculture Faculty, Department of Landscape Architecture, Konya-Turkey

Abstract: From past to present, establishment of almost all civilizations close to the waterside shows the meaning and importance of water for life clearly. On read more...

Keywords: Water pollution, Waste water, Waste water refinery techniques, Biological systems used in waste water treatments

Distribution of Long-Life Radioisotopes (14C, 3H) in Water of Baltic Sea Basin

SWES, volume-02 , Issue 1 (2011), PP 57 - 61

Published: 09 Dec 2010

DOI: 10.5383/swes.02.01.008

by Marianna Kulkova, Alena Davidochkina from Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St.Petersburg, Russia, 191186

Abstract: The expanding construction of nuclear industrial plants and nuclear power stations on the shores of the Baltic Sea is creating a real possibility for read more...

Keywords: Radioactive pollution, Baltic Sea basin, Radiocarbon, Tritium, Quantulus1220, Scintillation Counter

Monitoring and Classifying Trophic States of Selected Lakes in Yellowstone Park, USA

SWES, volume-02 , Issue 1 (2011), PP 49 - 56

Published: 09 Dec 2010

DOI: 10.5383/swes.02.01.007

by A. Woodruff Miller from Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA, 84602

Abstract: This paper discusses the monitoring and management of 40 lakes in Yellowstone National Park, USA, and presents the updated trophic state classificatio read more...

Keywords: trophic state, lake water quality, eutrophication, phosphorus, chlorophyll-a, Secchi depth, modelling

Dimensionally Stable Sn1−x−yIrxSbyO2+2.5y Anodes for Acidic Water Electrolysis

SWES, volume-02 , Issue 1 (2011), PP 43 - 48

Published: 09 Dec 2010

DOI: 10.5383/swes.02.01.006

by A. A. El-Moneim, H. Soliman from Materials Science and Engineering Department, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology, P. O. Box. 21934, New Borg El-Arab City, Alexandria, Egypt , Advanced Technology and New Materials Research Institute, Mubarak City for Scientific Research and Technology Applications (MuCSAT), P. O. Box. 21934, New Borg El-Arab City, Alexandria, Egypt

Abstract: Ti/Sn1−x−yIrxSbyO2+2.5y (x=0-0.65 and y=0.05-0.16) electrodes were prepared by thermal calcinations of SnCl4, SbCl5 and H4IrCl6/butanol mixture pr read more...

Keywords: composite, nanocrystalline, oxygen anode, cyclic voltammetry, XPS

Water and Solute Dynamics in Porous Media

SWES, volume-02 , Issue 1 (2011), PP 37 - 42

Published: 09 Dec 2010

DOI: 10.5383/swes.02.01.005

by Titouna Dalila , Bougoul Saadi from Departement de mecanique, universite de Batna, Algerie, Departement de physique, universite de Batna, Algerie

Abstract: The aim of this study is to present briefly a two-dimensional model for describing the movement water and solute transport in two types of rockwool sl read more...

Keywords: Simulation, Two dimensional, Water transport, Solute transport, Rockwool.

Caustic Soda Injection in Potablization Process

SWES, volume-02 , Issue 1 (2011), PP 25 - 36

Published: 09 Dec 2010

DOI: 10.5383/swes.02.01.004

by Ghazi Ozair and Julio Torre Gutierrez from First National Operation & Maintenance Company Ltd. (NOMAC), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 21482

Abstract: Shoaibah Independent Water & Power Project (SIWPP) is the largest private sector Desalination Plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia situated at about 1 read more...

Keywords: Potablization, Distillate, Multistage Flash, Passivation, Non-Aggressive, Langelier’s Saturation Index

Biofilm Polishing of Effluent for Reuse

SWES, volume-02 , Issue 1 (2011), PP 17 - 24

Published: 09 Dec 2010

DOI: 10.5383/swes.02.01.003

by Rakmi Abd-Rahman, Saleh Ali Tweib, Hamirosima Hasani from Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering University Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43650 Bangi, Malaysia

Abstract: The major risks lie in the wastewater is the pathogen city of the bacteria move with wastewater and sludge, which can cause many diseases, and most im read more...

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Rainfall Intensity-Duration-Frequency Relationship for some Regions in Saudi Arabia

SWES, volume-02 , Issue 1 (2011), PP 7 - 16

Published: 09 Dec 2010

DOI: 10.5383/swes.02.01.002

by Ibrahim H. Elsebaie from College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 11421

Abstract: Intensity-Duration-Frequency (IDF) relationship of rainfall amount is one of the most commonly used tools in water resources engineering for planning read more...

Keywords: curve, rainfall intensity, rainfall duration, rainfall frequency relationships

Water Resources Management for Paros Island, Greece

SWES, volume-02 , Issue 1 (2011), PP 1 - 6

Published: 09 Dec 2010

DOI: 10.5383/swes.02.01.001

by Flora Konstantopoulou, Songsong Liu, Lazaros G. Papageorgiou and Petros Gikas, from Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, 73100, Greece, Centre for Process Systems Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, University College London, London, WC1E 7JE, United Kingdom

Abstract: Non-conventional water resources, such as desalinated and reclaimed water, should be taken into account for water deficient islands, as natural water read more...

Keywords: integrated water resources management, desalination, wastewater treatment, water reclamation, mixed integer linear programming (MILP)