Results 1 - 10 of 250 (Sorted by date)
Peer-reviewed Article
In Hydrology
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Tran Van
Ty
Dinh Van
Duy
Tran Gia
Han
Kim
Lavane
Ram
Avtar

Globally, hydrometeorological hazards have large impacts to agriculture output, as well as
human well-being. With climate change derived increasing frequency of extreme weather conditions,
the situation has becoming more severe. This study strives to evaluate both dry and wet conditions
in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (VMD), also known as the...

Book Chapter
In Health Care Waste Management and COVID 19 Pandemic: Policy, Implementation Status and Vaccine Management

The sound management of healthcare waste (HCW) has been receiving increasing global attention, now even more so given the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic. Uncontrolled fluctuations in generation quantities, the composition of HCW as well as the significant impacts it poses on public health and the environment require a more dynamic and cohesive...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Madhubashini
MAKEHELWALA
Sujithra Kaushalya
WERAGODA
Lakmal
JAYARATHNE
Mallika
PINNAWALA
Avanthi Deshani
IGALAVITHANA
Chamil
PERERA

The report assesses the level of public awareness of microplastic pollution and related hazards as well as the current status of microplastic monitoring facilities available in Sri Lanka’s state and private sector institutes, with an emphasis on the public water supply chain and identifying microplastic point sources upstream to ensure safe...

Keywords:
Discussion Paper
Author:
Thuy Chung
KIEU-LE
Van-Hieu
PHAM
Tran Nguyen Sang
TRUONG
Emilie
STRADY
Phuoc-Dan
NGUYEN

The report assesses the current status of microplastic monitoring facilities available in Vietnam. Concern over microplastic pollution in the environment is growing worldwide. The body of related global research continues to rise, along with the diversity in methodologies, results and equipment. Building a picture of the state of facilities and...

Keywords:
Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Kim
Lavane
Tran Van
Ty
Nigel K.
Downes
Tran Thi Kim
Hong

The Mekong delta is Vietnam’s premier rice growing region, forming the livelihood basis
for millions of farmers. At the same time, the region is facing various challenges, ranging from extreme
weather events, saline water intrusion, and other anthropogenic pressures. This study examines
how saline water intrusion and drought have affected rice...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water
Author:
Vikram Gaurav
Singh
Sudhir Kumar
Singh
Nirmal
Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Gupta
Pushpendra Kumar
Singh
Mateo
Gašparovic
Ram Lakhan
Ray

The emerging water crisis in India can be preempted by improving watershed management.
The data scare regions need open access satellite observations to mitigate watershed problems. The
water accounting plus (WA+) and open access earth observation datasets were applied to quantify
the beneficial and non-beneficial water consumption in the Betwa...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Hydrology
Author:
Manish
Ramaiah
Ram
Avtar

Rising land surface temperature (LST), urban heat island (UHI) effects, and stress on surface-, processed-, potable-, and ground-water resources are some undesirable ecological changes due to rapid urbanization. Treating and reusing city-generated wastewater for maintaining urban green spaces (UGS) helps in reducing/preventing groundwater...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Water policy
Author:
Md. Nasif
Ahsan
Fatema
Khatun
Md. Sariful
Islam
Md. Sarwar
Hossain
Benzir Huq
Mou

Despite the growing emphasis and global initiatives to ensure safe drinking water and sanitation for all (Sustainable Development
Goal 6), households in coastal areas are at risk of growing water stress across the globe. However, little is known
about households’ adaptation strategies to water stress in coastal areas. This study explores the...

Book Chapter
In Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering: 12th ICSECM
Author:
Bhagya
Nallaperuma
Lin
Zih-Ee
Jithya
Wijesinghe
Safa
Rashid
Selim
Karkour

During the twentieth century, the growth of global water consumption was twice the population growth and at this juncture, many comprehensive policy agendas focused on increasing the limited availability of freshwater to meet ever-growing and competing demands. Hence sustainable water consumption has become a primary concern of the building...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Current Research in Environmental Sustainability
Author:
Mmasabata Dolly
Molekoa
Bal Krishan
Choudhary
Ali P.
Yunus
Ali
Kharrazi
Khaled Mohamed
Khedher
Mohammad Al
Shaib
Bhupendra P.
Singh
Huynh Vuong Thu
Minh
Tonni Agustiono
Kurniawan
Ram
Avtar

The problem of water scarcity and clean water in sub-Saharan Africa is a growing concern. This study aims to
quantify the water quality on a temporal scale in the Doorndraai dam site in sub-Saharan Africa to design
possible management options. Here, an integrated approach using both in-situ measurements of water quality
parameters and remote...