This book intends to bring together and integrate the subject matter of water quality. The book covers aspects of water related
to climate change, emerging aspects of engineering sciences, bio-geochemical sciences, hydro geochemistry, river management
and morphology, social sciences, and public policy. The book covers the role of disruptive innovations in water management,
policy formation and impact mitigation strategies. The book includes lab results as well as case studies. It provides recommendations
and solutions for policy making and sustainable water management. The chapters in this book deal cohesively with many aspects
of the water environment during the Anthropocene era. The contents cover myriad issues, such as land degradation, water scarcity,
urbanization, climate change, and disruptive innovation. The book also discusses issues highly pertinent to society and sustainability,
such as the prevalence of enteric viruses and pharmaceutical residues as a possible anthropogenic markers in the aquatic environment.
The book will prove useful for students, professionals, and researchers working on various aspects of water related concerns.