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    Activated Sludge Technology Book

    A Brief History of the Activated Sludge ProcessAlthough recorded history and surviving archaeological sites show that the Babylonians and Assyrians, and later the Romans all used quite sophisticated technology to collect and dispose of their wastes, this environmental awareness was not adopted by later societies, until the Industrial Revolution in ...

  • 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 ...

  • Faecal Sludge Management Systems

      It is estimated that literally billions of residents in urban and peri-urban areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin America are served by onsite sanitation systems (e.g. various types of latrines and septic tanks). Until recently, the management of faecal sludge from these onsite systems has been grossly neglected, partially as a result of them being ...

  • Reduction, Modification and Valorisation of Sludge

    The adoption of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive requires sewage sludge to be subsequently treated and the Sewage Sludge Directive regulates the uses and properties of stabilised sludge for being either recycled or disposed. Both directives drive specific actions in two complementary ways. Reduction, Modification and Valorisation of ...

  • The Membrane-Coupled Activated Sludge Process in Municipal Wastewater Treatment

    This book represents a milestone. It is the first overall presentation that summarizes the membrane-coupled activated sludge process (MCASP) in its entirety. The volume offers a thorough survey of current know-how, an explanation of the operational MCASP in municipal plants with full-scale membrane modules, and a description of its advantages and ...

  • The Microbiology of Activated Sludge

    Waste water treatment is the largest biotechnology industry in the world, handling and disposing of domestic and industrial wastes so they present no threat to the general populace or the environment at large. The activated sludge process is the cornerstone of sewage treatment systems. Although it is a biological process and has been in use ...

  • Applications of Activated Sludge Models

    In 1982 the International Association on Water Pollution Research and Control (IAWPRC), as it was then called, established a Task Group on Mathematical Modelling for Design and Operation of Activated Sludge Processes. The aim of the Task Group was to create a common platform that could be used for the future development of models for COD and N ...

  • Wastewater Sludge: Second Edition

    Following a successful first edition published in 2007, the follow-up 2011 edition of Wastewater Sludge - A Global Overview of the Current Status and Future Prospects will present an updated and expanded perspective on developments in relation to wastewater sludge around the world. Sludge arising from wastewater treatment represents a serious ...

  • 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. Many control strategies have been proposed in the literature for improved and more efficient operation of ...

  • Activated Sludge, Past Present & Future

    Introduction - The Road To Public Health Engineering Evans, T., Tim Evans Environment, UK1. The Early Years Of Activated Sludge: Invention, Development, Litigation Horan, N.J., University of Leeds, UK2. Davyhulme Wastewater Treatment – A Works in the Making Hart, M., United Utilities, UK3. Outperformance – 40 Years Of Full Scale Asp Innovations ...

  • 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 ...

  • Sewage Treatment Plants: Economic Evaluation of Innovative Technologies for Energy Efficiency

    Sewage Treatment Plants: Economic Evaluation of Innovative Technologies for Energy Efficiency aims to show how cost saving can be achieved in sewage treatment plants through implementation of novel, energy efficient technologies or modification of the conventional, energy demanding treatment facilities towards the concept of energy streamlining. ...

  • Mass Flow and Energy Efficiency of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Special Offer: Cao Ye Shi Author Set - Buy all three books together and save a total £76!Mass Flow and Energy Efficiency of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants presents the results of a series of studies that examined the mass flow and balance, and energy efficiency, of municipal wastewater treatment plants; it offers a vision of the future ...

  • Global Atlas of Excreta, Wastewater Sludge, and Biosolids Management

    Distasteful though the subject may be to some, the treatment of Human waste-or its lack of treatment-poses an important problem facing the world's population, particularly in developing countries and particularly in cities.In this atlas, 27 countries and regions of the world report on sanitation in their respective jurisdictions. They range from ...

  • 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. Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation of Activated Sludge Systems will: enhance the readers’ understanding of ...

  • Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Processes

    Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Processes: History and Development discusses the widely differing influences on the development of aerobic treatment such as water supply, toxic trade effluents, microscopy and population growth in urban areas. It covers the historical development of sewage treatment and the emergence of aerobic biological treatment ...

  • Fate of Estrogenic Compounds during Municipal Sludge Stabilization and Dewatering

    This project convened a team of experts in the fields of environmental engineering (AECOM), analytical chemistry and hydrogeology (USGS), and biological assay analysis (UA) to evaluate the occurrence and fate of estrogenic compound, and the estrogenicity of biosolids derived from wastewater treatment. Sludge and biosolids samples were collected ...

  • Biological Phosphorus Removal Activated Sludge Process in Warm Climates

    Special Offer: Cao Ye Shi Author Set - Buy all three books together and save a total £76! Biological Phosphorus Removal Activated Sludge Process in Warm Climates presents the results of detailed research on the Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal (EBPR) activated sludge process under warm climate conditions (20oC - 30oC), which is part of the R ...

  • Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment and Engineering

    Explores the fundamental concepts of sustainable wastewater treatment Uses the concept of mass balance to develop models applicable to various unit processes Examines energy production from wastewater treatment with calculations Addresses U.S. EPA and international standards Covers recent advances in nutrient removal concepts and technologies ...

  • Evaluation of Processes to Reduce Activated Sludge Solids Generation and Disposal

    This project will deal with a number of aspects of WAS-only-reduction technologies for both industrial and municipal wastewater treatment applications. The objectives of this project include the following: Developing an evaluation methodology that can be used to independently assess the effectiveness of WAS-reduction technologies Demonstrating the ...

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