Water Technology: An Introduction for Environmental Scientists and Engineers

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Water Technology: An Introduction for Environmental Scientists and Engineers
Water science and technology is one of the world's largest and most interdisciplinary industries, employing chemists, microbiologists, botanists, zoologists as well as engineers, computer specialists and a range of different management professionals. This accessible student textbook covers the key concepts of water science and technology by explaining the fundamentals of water quality and regulation, policy and management, hydrobiology, water treatment and drinking water supply, and wastewater treatment. The Water Framework Directive is the unifying theme for this new edition. Deals with water quality assessment, management and treatment Includes a new chapter on sustainability within water technology This textbook is intended for Masters students (and some undergrads) on environmental science, engineering courses, construction courses and students registered for the CIWEM Diploma (Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management). It will also be useful for professionals working in the water industry: water service companies, environmental regulators, and consultants. Author: N. F. Gray, Professor, Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Contents Part I Water Resources and Ecology 1 . Basic Considerations in Hydrobiology 2 . Water Resources and Demand 3 . Factors Determining the Distribution of Animals and Plants in Freshwaters 4 . Basic Aquatic Ecosystems 5 . Micro-organisms and Pollution Control 6 . Water Pollution Part II Water Quality Management and Assessment 7 . Water Basin Management 8 . Water Quality and Regulation 9 . Water Quality Assessment Part III Drinking Water Treatment and Supply 10 . Water Treatment and Distribution 11 . Drinking Water Contamination 12 . Pathogens and Their Removal Part IV Wastewater Treatment 13 . Nature of Wastewater 14 . Introduction to Wastewater Treatment 15 . Biological Aspects of Secondary Sewage Treatment 16 . Fixed-film Systems 17 . Activated Sludge 18 . Natural Treatment Systems 19 . Anaerobic Treatment 20 . Physico-chemical Treatment Processes 21 . Sludge Treatment and Disposal 22 . Household and Small-scale Treatment Systems Part V The Future 23 . Sustainability Principles in Water Management Co-Published with CRC Press

The Water Framework Directive is the driving force in European water management and protection. Professor Gray uses the Water Framework Directive as the unifying theme of this new edition. This text provides a complete introduction to all aspects of managing the hydrological cycle and is ideal for those interested in a career in the water industry.

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  • Pages: 600 Paperback
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  • Aug. 2010
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