Water quality, pollution and conservation

Yetis U.

Conference of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Overexploitation and Contamination of Shared Groundwater Resources, Varna, Bulgaria, 1 - 12 October 2006, pp.227-256 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/978-1-4020-6985-7_11
  • City: Varna
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-256
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


This chapter presents the main water pollutants and their impacts on the environment as well as the water quality parameters (physical, chemical and biological) that are used in water resources assessment and management. The water quality of river, streams, lakes and groundwater is reviewed. Remediation and preventive measures are also examined. Water conservation practices and its effective use are analyzed for system users and system operators.