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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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • GWI Global Regulations Package: Water quality, environmental protection & reuse

    Regulations and water quality standards define the market for water technology. This is putting greater focus on safeguarding public and environmental health through compliance to more stringent regulation and quality standards, and is shaping the technology needs and opportunities in different water markets for the years to come.The GWI Global ...

  • 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 ...

  • Wastewater Biology: The Life Processes

    Easy to understand guide in the Wastewater Biology Series. For operators and technicians involved in the biological aspects of wastewater treatment. Reviews bacteria and metabolic/life processes involved in wastewater and sludge stabilization, environmental conditions/ concerns, operational measures needed to monitor, correct or enhance the life ...

  • 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. ...

  • Endocrine Disrupters in Wastewater and Sludge Treatment Processes

    Contains a comprehensive list of known and potential EDCs, including amounts released into the environment. Discusses potential sources of EDCs and their fate and behavior in water and wastewater treatment processes. Presents a detailed evaluation of the compounds in STWs and sludge processes. Integrates the science with management strategies for ...

  • Wastewater Treatment: Occurrence and Fate of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

    This book describes the sources of water contamination by PAHs and their transportation and fate in natural aquatic systems. It then discusses, from the analytical chemist’s view, how to determine the presence of PAHs in water and wastewater, and the changes in PAH concentration during treatment processes. The text examines the removal of PAHs ...

  • Radiation Processing: Environmental Applications

    This publication provides a summary of information relevant to radiation processing for environmental applications. It reports on current uses of radiation based technologies for flue gas treatment, wastewater purification and treatment of sewage sludge. This report is expected to facilitate the preparation of guidelines for feasibility studies of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Geotechnics of High Water Content Materials

    STP 1374, written by worldwide experts in their field, examines a broad range of topics covering the latest geotechnical engineering developments in high water content materials. Emphasis is given to construction on marginal lands and disposal of high water content waste materials. Various types of high water content materials are explored, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Online Ammonia Analyzers for Water and Wastewater Treatment Applications Performance Evaluation Report

    This test report presents results of eight online ammonia analyzers field-tested in a wastewater secondary activated sludge aeration basin (using raw influent) conducted over a period of three months at the City of Houston's Beltway Wastewater Treatment Plant. Ammonia analyzers utilizing ion-selective electrode (ISE), colorimetric, and ultraviolet ...

  • Environmental Separation of Heavy Metals: Engineering Processes

    This new book explains advanced and emerging technologies for removing heavy metals from wastestreams and contaminated sites. Separation processes of this type are critical for meeting stringent regulations of priority pollutants, especially arsenic, mercury, and lead, which the text treats in depth. After explaining the chemistry of heavy metals ...

  • Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems, Second Edition

    This new edition examines all changes and advancements that have taken place since the previous edition published in 2005. It outlines the planning, feasibility assessment, and site selection processes unique to natural processes as well as the basic process responses and interactions governing natural systems. It examines the systems in detail, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Process Control of Activated Sludge Plants by Microscopic Investigation CD-ROM

    If you wish to download the free manual that accompanies this CDROM please click here The activated sludge process is widely used for treating wastewater. Process stability and final effluent quality largely depend upon the composition of the biomass in an activated sludge plant. Operational problems such as bulking and scum formation occur when ...

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