Water science and technology is one of the world's largest and most interdisciplinary industries, employing chemists, microbiologists, botanists, zoologists as well as engineers, computer specialists and a range of different management professionals.
This accessible student textbook covers the key concepts of water science and technology by explaining the fundamentals of water quality and regulation, policy and management, hydrobiology, water treatment and drinking water supply, and wastewater treatment.
* Written for both engineers and scientists
* Provides a coherent and self explanatory course
• New edition fully updated and expanded
• Includes links to key Internet sites
The Water Framework Directive is the driving force in European water management and protection. Professor Gray uses the Water Framework Directive as the unifying theme of this new edition. This text provides a complete introduction to all aspects of managing the hydrological cycle and is ideal for those interested in a career in the water industry.