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Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water

This Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water arises from the knowledge collected by the European Research Network COST Action 637 involving 27 European countries and the USA. Besides the large number of important papers, reports and reviews already available on various aspects of arsenic occurrence in environment, water and food and related human exposure, this book fills a gap in the field concerning assessment of risk

Microbial Growth in Drinking Water Distribution Systems - Problems, Causes, Prevention and Research Needs

Maintaining the microbial quality in distribution systems and connected installations remains a challenge for the water supply companies all over the world, despite many years of research. This book identifies the main concerns and knowledge gaps related to regrowth and stimulate cooperation in future research.

Handbook of Environmental Odour Management

Complaints due to odour annoyance have become a major issue for wastewater treatment plant, waste management, landfill, intensive livestock and other industrial operators as the repeated release of unpleasant odorous emissions can constitute a nuisance to a local population. Traditionally, odour management has been maintained by the use of buffer distances between industry and receptors or by the installation of odour abatement systems that bo

Milestones in Water Reuse - The Best Success Stories

Milestones in Water Reuse: The Best Success Stories illustrates the benefits of water reuse in integrated water resources management and its role for water cycle management, climate change adaptation and water in the cities of the future. Selected case studies are used to illustrate the different types of water reuse, i.e. agricultural irrigation, golf course and landscape irrigation, urban and industrial uses, environmental enhancement, as we

Benchmarking of Control Strategies for Wastewater Treatment Plants

Wastewater treatment plants are large non-linear systems subject to large perturbations in wastewater flow rate, load and composition. Nevertheless these plants have to be operated continuously, meeting stricter and stricter regulations.

Artificial Recharge: Technology and Systems for the Creation of Drinking Water from Surface Water – ARTDEMO

The term Artificial Recharge (AR) covers a range of technologies that typically utilise the natural cleaning capacity of natural subsoil systems to produce drinking water from surface water. Artificial Recharge: Technology and Systems for the Creation of Drinking Water from Surface Water demonstrates a management tool that uses sophisticated monitoring systems linking automatic real-time data acquisition and available on-line sensor systems an

Designing and Optimizing Drinking Water Treatment Processes - A Guide to Conducting Investigations

Water treatment facilities normally have a design life of several decades or more and represent a major capital investment and normally significant ongoing operating costs. The optimal design of such facilities typically requires on-site investigations, and Designing and Optimizing Drinking Water Treatment Processes focuses on the important factors that must be considered in planning and conducting such investigations.

Uncertainty in Wastewater Treatment Design and Operation - Addressing Current Practices and Future Directions

Uncertainty in Wastewater Treatment Design and Operation aims to facilitate the transition of the wastewater profession to the probabilistic use of simulators with the associated benefits of being better able to take advantage of opportunities and manage risk.

Guidelines for Using Activated Sludge Models

Mathematical modelling of activated sludge systems is used widely for plant design, optimisation, training, controller design and research. The quality of simulation studies varies depending on the project objectives, finances and expertise available. Consideration has to be given to the model accuracy and the amount of time required carrying out a simulation study to produce the desired accuracy. Inconsistent approaches and insufficient docum

Source Separation and Decentralization for Wastewater Management

Is sewer-based wastewater treatment really the optimal technical solution in urban water management This paradigm is increasingly being questioned. Growing water scarcity and the insight that water will be an important limiting factor for the quality of urban life are main drivers for new approaches in wastewater management. Source Separation and Decentralization for Wastewater Management sets up a comprehensive view of the resources involved

Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment and Engineering

As the world’s population has increased, sources of clean water have decreased, shifting the focus toward pollution reduction and control. Disposal of wastes and wastewater without treatment is no longer an option. Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment and Engineering introduces readers to the essential concepts of wastewater treatment, as well as the engineering design of unit processes for the sustainable treatment of municipal wastewat

Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology

Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology aims to promote the uptake of innovative micro and nano-technological approaches towards the development of an integrated, cost-effective nano-biological sensor useful for security and environmental assays.

Wastewater Treatment: Advanced Processes and Technologies

Emphasizing new technologies that produce clean water and energy from the wastewater treatment process, Wastewater Treatment: Advanced Processes and Technologies presents recent advancements in wastewater treatment by various technologies such as chemical methods, biochemical methods, membrane separation techniques, and nanotechnology. It addresses sustainable water reclamation, biomembrane treatment processes, advanced oxidation processes, an

Renewable Energy Applications for Freshwater Production

Worldwide, many regions have a great potential to cover part of their pressing water needs by renewable energy powered water treatment processes using either thermal or membrane based technologies. Not only arid and semiarid regions are increasingly exposed to water shortage but also many other regions face a limitation of freshwater resources either by increasing contamination of surface water bodies and/or groundwater resources unsuitable fo

Water and Energy - Threats and Opportunities

Water and Energy – Threats and Opportunities creates an awareness of the important couplings between water and energy. It shows how energy is used in all the various water cycle operations and demonstrates how water is used – and misused – in all kinds of energy production and generation.

Best Practice Guide on Metals Removal From Drinking Water By Treatment

The EU Drinking Water Directive sets a range of standards for metals and related substances in drinking water, many of which are concerned with health protection. A number of these standards are very stringent and require compliance to be assessed at the point of use. Because of the difficulties associated with monitoring, historic practices in many countries have concentrated on the quality of water within the distribution network. As a resul

Chemistry of Ozone in Water and Wastewater Treatment - From Basic Principles to Applications

Even though ozone has been applied for a long time for disinfection and oxidation in water treatment, there is lack of critical information related to transformation of organic compounds. This has become more important in recent years, because there is considerable concern about the formation of potentially harmful degradation products as well as oxidation products from the reaction with the matrix components.

Water Reclamation Technologies for Safe Managed Aquifer Recharge

Water Reclamation Technologies for Safe Managed Aquifer Recharge has been developed from the RECLAIM WATER project supported by the European Commission under Thematic Priority 'Global Change and Ecosystems' of the Sixth Framework Programme. Its strategic objective is to develop hazard mitigation technologies for water reclamation providing safe and cost effective routes for managed aquifer recharge.

Sustainable Appropriate Technologies for Treatment of Municipal Wastewater

In many countries, especially in developing countries, many people are lacking access to water and sanitation services and this inadequate service is the main cause of diseases in these countries.  Application of appropriate wastewater treatment technologies, which are effective, low cost (in investment and especially in Operation and Maintenance), simple to operate, proven technologies, is a key component in any strategy aimed at increas

Handbook of Biological Wastewater Treatment: Second Edition - Design and Optimisation of Activated Sludge Systems

The scope of this comprehensive new edition of Handbook of Biological Wastewater Treatment ranges from the design of the activated sludge system, final settlers, auxiliary units (sludge thickeners and digesters) to pre-treatment units such as primary settlers and UASB reactors.

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