Anthropogenic Aquifer Recharge: Managed and Unmanaged Underground Storage and Treatment of Water

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Anthropogenic Aquifer Recharge: Managed and Unmanaged Underground Storage and Treatment of Water Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Springer Nature Switzerland AG Pages: 861 Illustrations and other contents: 80 Tables, color; XXV, 861 p. Language: English ISBN: 9783030110833 Categories: , ,

The book is an overview of the diversity of anthropogenic aquifer recharge (AAR) techniques that use aquifers to store and treat water. It focusses on the processes and the hydrogeological and geochemical factors that affect their performance. This book is written from an applied perspective with a focus of taking advantage of global historical experiences, both positive and negative, as a guide to future implementation. Most AAR techniques are now mature technologies in that they have been employed for some time, their scientific background is well understood, and their initial operational challenges and associated solutions have been identified. However, opportunities exist for improved implementation and some recently employed and potential future innovations are presented. AAR which includes managed aquifer recharge (MAR) is a very important area of water resources management and there is no recent books that specifically and comprehensively addresses the subject.

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Author Biography

Dr. Maliva has held research positions at the University of Cambridge, England, and the University of Miami, Florida and has been a consulting hydrogeologist since 1992. Dr. Maliva is a Principal Hydrogeologist with WSP specializing in alternative water supply projects. He is the senior author of three book, Aquifer Storage and Recovery and Managed Aquifer Recharge Using Wells: Planning, Hydrogeology, Design, and Operation, Arid Lands Water Evaluation and Management, and Aquifer Characterization and has published numerous technical papers on many aspects of geology and hydrogeology.