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    Communicating Water's Value Part 2: Stormwater, Wastewater & Watersheds

    This book reveals the power of engaging the public when communicating the value of water when it involves wastewater, stormwater and watersheds. Through stories of success and why communications can fail, this book is written for wastewater utilities, watershed stewards and stormwater managers, engineers, operators, stakeholders, elected ...

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    M65 On-Site Generation of Hypochlorite

    As more water systems turn to safer alternatives to chlorine gas, the generation of hypochlorite on site has become increasingly common. M65, On-Site Generation of Hypochlorite, presents the principles of on-site generation (OSG), the differences between low-strength and high-strength OSG systems, and the subsequent impact each of these systems ...

  • Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants, MOP 8, 5th Edition

    This globally renowned publication is the principal reference for contemporary plant design practices of wastewater engineering professionals, augmented by performance information from operating facilities. This 3000-page manual incorporates the collective experience of more than 300 practicing professionals. The update of this 11-year-old ...

  • Physical-Chemical Treatment of Water and Wastewater

    The books currently available on this subject contain some elements of physical-chemical treatment of water and wastewater but fall short of giving comprehensive and authoritative coverage. They contain some equations that are not substantiated, offering empirical data based on assumptions that are therefore difficult to comprehend. This text ...

  • Manual on the Causes and Control of Activated Sludge Bulking, Foaming, and Other Solids Separations Problems, 3rd Edition

    The most common activated sludge operating problems causing poor plant performance are related to solids separation. Especially common are bulking and foaming. Without a proper scientific foundation to support the efforts of wastewater treatment plant management, many attempts to thwart bulking and foaming have failed.Manual on Solving Activated ...

  • 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 ...

  • Experimental Methods in Wastewater Treatment

    Over the past twenty years, the knowledge and understanding of wastewater treatment has advanced extensively and moved away from empirically based approaches to a fundamentally-based first principles approach embracing chemistry, microbiology, and physical and bioprocess engineering, often involving experimental laboratory work and techniques. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Evolution of Sanitation and Wastewater Technologies through the Centuries

      Most of the technological developments relevant to water supply and wastewater date back to more than to five thousand years ago. These developments were driven by the necessity to make efficient use of natural resources, to make civilizations more resistant to destructive natural elements, and to improve the standards of life, both at public ...

  • Oceans and Health:

    The release of non-disinfected wastewaters into the marine environment is a common worldwide practice, in under-developed as well as in highly developed countries. Consequently, the seas are constantly infused with wastewater bacteria, among them highly pathogenic ones.In view of the public health significance of this phenomenon, it is surprising ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Wastewater Biology Microlife 2nd Edition

    This newly revised 2nd edition emphasizes the biological aspects of wastewater treatment that are valuable to operators and technicians in understanding and regulating their treatment processes. Presents the description, ecology, and functions (both beneficial and detrimental) of organisms and microorganisms (the microlife) found in wastewater ...

  • Sustainable Treatment and Reuse 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 ...

  • Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment

    Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment is a state of the art reference book. The book is particularly useful for wastewater technology development laboratories and organizations. All professional and academic areas connected with environmental engineering, nanotechnology based wastewater treatment and related product design are ...

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Design

    Edited by Dr. P. Aarne Vesilind and co-published by the Water Environment Federation and IWA Publishing, Wastewater Treatment Plant Design represents a clear step forward in design. It is based on the Water Environment Federation's MOP 8 - Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants, which is the industry standard for wastewater treatment ...

  • Preparing Urban Water Use Efficiency Plans

    Many communities are facing water scarcity in developing and developed countries alike. There are numerous publications and on-going research studies documenting the changes in our climate and potential for worsening shortages in our future. Meeting future potable water demands as communities continue to grow will rely heavily on using our ...

  • Upgrading & Retrofitting Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants - MOP 28

    Upgrading and retrofitting represents the largest investment a public or private utility will make. This is an especially difficult procedure because the rest of the plant must continue to operate soundly during the upgrading effort. This Manual of Practice covers the latest upgrading and retrofitting procedures and shows how to avoid common ...

  • Wastewater Collection Systems Management - MOP 7, 6th Edition

    The new edition provides up-to-date guidance on the oversight of wastewater collection systems, including gravity sewers, pumping stations, force mains, and other sewer conveyance-related facilities. This authoritative volume offers strategies for developing a comprehensive asset-management program that encompasses capacity, management, ...

  • 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 ...

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