Essays about: "deterioration of water"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 essays containing the words deterioration of water.

  1. 1. Dams in Swedish law - : An identification of the problems that can occur with the implementation of the modern environmental regulations

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Titti Broman; Sofia Strandell Dalius; [2019]
    Keywords : Dams; water activity; modern environmental conditions; Dammar; vattenverksamhet; moderna miljövillkor;

    Abstract : The importance of reducing people's environmental impact has become increasingly apparent since the beginning of the 21st century. According to the European Parliament, new legislation has been required to stop the deterioration of Europe's waters and to achieve "good status" for Europe's rivers, lakes and groundwater. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modelling the effects of land cover and climate change on watershed hydrology in south-western Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Nicklas Simonsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Hydrological model; Soil Water Assessment Tool; SWAT; Land use Land cover; LULC; climate change; erosion; Ethiopian highlands; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Degradation of the hydrological regime is a pressing issue in the Ethiopian Highlands. It is one of the most rapidly degrading landscapes due to its topography and large amounts of annual precipitation. This problem has been exacerbated through anthropogenic influence from land use/land cover (LULC) and climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. GIS och historiska förändringar i landskapet - exemplet Hjälmarsänkningen : Biskopsvrak och Lunger studerade genom en sekvens av historiska kartor

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Camilla Ståhl; [2019]
    Keywords : Landskap; GIS; Hjälmaren;

    Abstract : Sjön Hjälmaren är belägen där Örebro, Västmanlands och Södermanlands län möts. Sänkningen av denna sjö mellan 1878 och 1888 framstår som ganska spektakulär, inte minst från ett nutida perspektiv. Vattennivån sänktes med strax över en meter och nästan 20 000 hektar tidigare våt- och ängsmark kunde omvandlas för åkerbruk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Physico-chemical evaluation of the water quality in Rocha River: A qualitative and comparative analysis including aspects of social and environmental factors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi

    Author : Stina Jacobson; Ida Sekizovic; [2019]
    Keywords : Cochabamba; Rocha River; water quality analysis; water pollution; wastewater; regulations; ICO-index; Hec-RAS; minor field study; Technology and Engineering; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In this study, a physico-chemical analysis of the Rocha River was performed during the beginning of the rainy season 2018 in order to examine the current state of the water quality in the river at six different locations. The river, located in the Cochabamba department, Bolivia, was examined from upstream in Sacaba to downstream in Sipe Sipe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Filter Materials for Sorption of Cu and Zn in Stormwater Treatment: A Batch Equilibrium and Kinetic study

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Arkitektur och vatten

    Author : Per-Albin Norman; [2018]
    Keywords : Stormwater; Treatment; Metals; Sorbents; Batch equilibrium test; Isotherms; Kinetic test; Catch basin inserts;

    Abstract : Urban stormwater is today recognized as a significant source of pollution that has contributed to the deterioration of water quality in lakes and streams. Of the pollutants, metals are commonly occurring in stormwater and can cause major damage when released into the receiving waters. READ MORE