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AuthorSeneviratne, Mohan
TitleA practical approach to water conservation for commercial and industrial facilities [electronic resource] / Mohan Seneviratne
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007
Edition 1st ed
Connect tohttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9781856174893
Descript xx, 380 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

SUMMARY

Industry and commerce use vast amounts of water and in some parts of the world water is becoming a scarce commodity. We need to take more care in our future use of water, and this book is a 'best practice' manual for industrial and commercial users world-wide. It offers a practical account of the measures which can be taken to re-educate industrial and commercial users in the techniques of water saving and re-use anywhere in the world. The principles are covered in detail and supported by examples from specific industries and commercial operations. Author Mohan Seneviratne is Manager of Sydney Water's 'Every Drop Counts Business Program', which won the prestigious 2006 Stockholm Industry Water Award in recognition of how the utility is working in partnership with business, industry and government to help ensure the long-term sustainability of Sydneys water supply. * VERY topical subject * Based on Australian experience * First book to cover this problem for industrial users


CONTENT

1 Water Conservation A Priority for Business -- 2 Basic Water Chemistry -- 3 Saving Water: Step by Step -- 4 Measuring Flow and Consumption -- 5 Cooling Water Systems -- 6 Alternatives to Wet Cooling Towers -- 7 Steam Systems -- 8 Industrial Water Reuse Technologies -- 9 Making a Financially Sound Business Case -- 10 The Hospitality Sector -- 11 Commercial Buildings, Hospitals and Institutional Buildings -- 12 Swimming Pools -- 13 Food Processing and Beverage Industry -- 14 Oil Refining -- 15 Laundries


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