Modern Tools and Methods of Water Treatment for Improving Living Standards

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Modern Tools and Methods of Water Treatment for Improving Living Standards Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine 19–22 November 2003

  • Alexander Omelchenko
  • Alexander A. Pivovarov
  • W. Jim Swindall
Conference proceedings

Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAIV, volume 48)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Recent Advances in Purification and Special Treatment of Water and Water Quality Monitoring

    1. S.C. Gutierrez, R.C. Haught, D.A. Lytle, E.W. Rice, M.M. Williams
      Pages 3-8
    2. N.F. Starodub, A.M. Katzev, V.M. Starodub, I.A. Levkovetz, V.V. Goncharuk, N.A. Klimenko et al.
      Pages 51-70
    3. R.A. Deininger, J. Lee
      Pages 71-78
    4. J. Navratil, F. Bozek, J. Dvorak
      Pages 79-86
  3. Development of Modern Technologies of Special Water Treatment for Use in Various Areas of Science, Industry and Public Health

    1. R.A. Khaydarov, O. Gapurova, R.R. Khaydarov, S. Y. Cho
      Pages 101-108
    2. S. Induchny, J. Archibald, W. S. Mulica
      Pages 109-113
    3. V. Gevod, I. Reshetnyak, S. Gevod, I. Shklyarova, A. Rudenko
      Pages 137-149
    4. A. Criscuoli, E. Drioli
      Pages 151-158
    5. R.R. Khaydarov, R.A. Khaydarov
      Pages 159-166
  4. Tools and Methods for Achievement of High Technological Parameters of Water Purification and Wastewater Treatment

    1. H. Wenzel, H.H. Knudsen
      Pages 169-189
    2. I. Kliopova, J. Staniškis
      Pages 197-208
    3. A.A. Pivovarov, A.P. Tischenko
      Pages 235-244
    4. Ya. Tarasova, V. Chernyak, T. Chehovskaya, V. Zrazhevskij, A. Trokhymchuk, I. Babich et al.
      Pages 245-252
  5. Management of Water Resources, Planning, Training and Education in Water Treatment

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 331-334

About these proceedings


Providing the population of the Earth with safe drinking water is one of the biggest challenges of modern society. In recognition of this problem the United Nations Organization and UNESCO declared 2003 to be the International Year of Freshwater. On November 19-22, 2003, the NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) on “Modern Tools and Methods of Water Treatment for Improving Living Standards” took place in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. Thirty-one participants from 15 countries including Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Italy, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, UK, Ukraine, USA, and Uzbekistan attended the meeting. They discussed the scientific concepts and practical means for the solution of the complex social, economic and ecological problems associated with water purification, consumption, conservation, and protection. They also established a network of scientists and specialists to foster further collaboration and the exchange of ideas. The location of the ARW was chosen quite deliberately. The city of Dnepropetrovsk is located on the banks of the Dnieper River and it has a population of about 1. 3 million people. As it is one of the largest industrial centers, it shares all the environmental problems, which are found in the modern Ukraine. In 2001, one in seven of the water samples taken from Ukrainian industrial and drinking water supply systems did not meet sanitary-hygienic standards, and one in twelve did not meet microbiological standards.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Alexander Omelchenko
    • 1
  • Alexander A. Pivovarov
    • 2
  • W. Jim Swindall
    • 3
  1. 1.University of ManitobaWinnipegCanada
  2. 2.Ukrainian State Chemical Technology UniversityDnepropetrovskUkraine
  3. 3.Queen's UniversityBelfastNorthern Ireland, UK

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