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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.

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.

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.

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

Bioanalytical Tools in Water Quality Assessment

Bioanalytical Tools in Water Quality Assessment reviews the application of bioanalytical tools for assessment of water quality including surveillance monitoring. The types of water included range from wastewater to drinking water, including recycled water, as well as treatment processes and advanced water treatment. Bioanalytical Tools in Water Quality Assessment not only demonstrates applications but also fills in the background knowledge in

Innovative and Integrated Technologies for the Treatment of Industrial Wastewater

This book deals with advanced technological solutions for the treatment of industrial wastewater such as aerobic granular biomass based systems, advanced oxidation processes integrated with biological treatments, membrane contactors and membrane chemical reactors. Wastewater from pharmaceutical, chemical and food industries as well as landfill leachates are specifically considered as representative of major problems encountered when treating i

Meeting the Challenge of Financing Water and Sanitation - Tools and Approaches

The investments needed to deliver sustainable water and sanitation services, including the funds that are needed to operate and maintain the infrastructure, expand their coverage and upgrade service delivery to meet current social and environmental expectations, are huge. Yet, most systems are underfunded with dire consequences for water and sanitation users, especially the poorest. Providing sustainable drinking water supply and sanitation se

International Standard Units for Water and Wastewater Processes

Published jointly by WEF, AWWA, and IWA, the updated 4th edition of WEF Manual of Practice no. 6 continues its goal to establish units of expression that are universally understandable and readily comparable for all design, operation, and performance factors. The manual is written for engineering professionals familiar with water and wastewater treatment concepts, the design process, and the regulatory basis for water and wastewater control.

Benefits of Investing in Water and Sanitation - An OECD Perspective

The provision of water supply, sanitation and wastewater services generates substantial benefits for public health, the economy and the environment. Benefits from the provision of basic water supply and sanitation services such as those implied by the millennium development goals are massive and far outstrip costs. Benefit-to-cost ratios have been reported to be as high as 7 to 1 for basic water and sanitation services in developing countries.

Fundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processes: Physical, Chemical, and Biological

Covers unit processes common to drinking water, wastewater, and any water requiring treatmentPresents theory and practice for each unit process and key factors in developmentExamines uncommon issues that aid in applications principles, such as submerged flow for a Parshall flume and Henry’s law constants for 12 gases at different temperaturesReviews how the field arrived at its present state-of-the

Marine Wastewater Outfalls and Treatment Systems

Extensive experience around the world has shown that disposing of properly treated domestic wastewater through effective ocean outfalls is an economical and reliable strategy with minimal environmental effects. The technology of marine wastewater disposal has advanced rapidly in recent years, with improved materials becoming available for oceanic pipelines, better marine construction techniques, and advances in oceanographic instrumentation, m

Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation of Activated Sludge Systems

This international, comprehensive guide to modeling and simulation studies in activated sludge systems leads the reader through the entire modeling process – from building a mechanistic model to applying the model in practice.

Southeast Asian Water Environment 4

This is the fourth volume in the series of books on the Southeast Asian water environment.The most important articles presented at the Sixth and Seventh International Symposiums on Southeast Asian Water Environment have been selected for this book. It covers water environment management, biological and physico-chemical processes in water and wastewater treatment, monitoring approaches, and water related health issues. This publication

Treatment of Micropollutants in Water and Wastewater

Over the last few years there has been a growing concern over the increasing concentration of micropollutants originating from a great variety of sources including pharmaceutical, chemical engineering and personal care product industries in rivers, lakes, soil and groundwater. As most of the micropollutants are polar and persistent compounds, they are only partially or not at all removed from wastewater and thus can enter the environment posin

Sludge Reduction Technologies in Wastewater Treatment Plants

Sludge Reduction Technologies in Wastewater Treatment Plants is a review of the sludge reduction techniques integrated in wastewater treatment plants with detailed chapters on the most promising and most widespread techniques. The aim of the book is to update the international community on the current status of knowledge and techniques in the field of sludge reduction. It will provide a comprehensive understanding of the following issues in sl

Elimination of Micro-organisms by Drinking Water Treatment Processes: A Review - Third Edition

The overall aim of this book is to present default values for the micro-organisms elimination or inactivation credit of universally used processes in water treatment (MEC or MIC). These MEC or MIC values have been calculated from international literature data which revealed a high variation in capacities or logremoval. The parameters and process control parameters affecting the presented capacities are described.This new edition descr

Innovative Financing Mechanisms for the Water Sector

This report examines innovative mechanisms that can help attract new financial resources into water and sanitation services. In particular, it focuses on mobilising market-based repayable financing (such as loans, bonds and equity) as a way of bridging the financial gap to meet the water-related Millennium Development Goals and other crucial sector objectives. The Camdessus and Gurria reports, published seven and four years ago, respectively,

Pricing Water Resources and Water and Sanitation Services

In both OECD and non-OECD countries the water sector is facing the challenges of increased competition for water resources, deteriorating water quality, and the effects of climate change and poor management. In this context, how can countries ensure access to adequate, sustainable and affordable water and sanitation services for all?Pricing water-related services is an essential part of the answer. This report compiles reliable and co

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