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    Essential Environment 34th Edition A Comprehensive Guide to UK and EU Environmental Protection Legislation

    ILM Publications has published the 34th Edition of Essential Environment in partnership with Environmental Protection UK. Essential Environment (formerly the Pollution Control Handbook) is the comprehensive guide to UK and EU environmental protection legislation. Written in clear, simple language, the 2012 Essential Environment handbook cuts through the legal jargon and provides comprehensive and ...

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    Respirometry for Environmental Science and Engineering

    Fundamentals of respirometry: Covers biological growth relationships and their application to respirometry. Features of commercial respirometers: Describes the basis for design and operation of commercial respirometers including discussions of their operating features. Applications of respirometry: Covers biodegradation testing, ...

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    Activated Sludge Technology Book

    A Brief History of the Activated Sludge Process Although 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 Britain in the 19th century forced political ...

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    X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis: Practical and Easy 2nd Edition

    The focus of this book is the practical use of XRF. Newcomers to the technique will find it extremely helpful, but also existing users will be able to expand their knowledge. Fundemental concepts are explained. Important data are listed in handy table form. Illustrated, step-by-step sample preparation tips are shown. Many examples of real-life sample preparation problems are detailed and the ...

  • The Architecture of Waste

    Global material crises are imminent. In the very near future, recycling will no longer be a choice made by those concerned about the environment, but a necessity for all. This means a paradigm shift in domestic behavior, manufacturing, construction, and design is inevitable.The Architecture of Wasteprovides a hopeful outlook through examining current recycling practices, rethinking initial ...

  • Green Productivity and Cleaner Production

    Green Productivity and Cleaner Production: A Guidebook for Sustainability focuses on green production processes that could help better achieve global sustainability. It aids readers in realizing the issues with current conventional productivity initiatives and examines the newest methods. Also, it presents numerous real-world applications techniques, which allows users the ability to apply the ...

  • Industrial Activated Sludge Operations, 2nd Edition

    The 2nd Edition of Industrial Activated Sludge Operations manual is a practical reference for operating activated sludge treatment systems. The updated manual covers process basics, process control testing, return sludge control, wasting control, aeration, nutrient management and troubleshooting. Exercises are provided reviewing the material contained in each chapter. Process calculations are ...

  • M69 Inland Desalination and Concentrate Management

    As desalination technologies advance and the availability of conventional freshwater sources decreases, inland water users are increasingly turning to desalination. This manual presents the key issues and challenges of developing inland desalination facilities, including concentrate management and disposal methods. It aims to aid water utilities, industrial facilities, and other users in ...

  • AIOH Position Paper Inorganic Lead

    This paper was compiled to give guidance on the assessment, evaluation and control of occupational exposure to inorganic lead and its commonly encountered compounds, with an emphasis on recommending a health-based occupational exposure guidance value. The current Safe Work Australia (SWA) workplace exposure standards (WES) and current international occupational exposure limits (OELs) are ...

  • 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 ...

  • Wastewater Treatment Practice N3

    A free textbook for South African Nated students who are studying the subject Waste water Treatment practice at N3 level under Chemical Engineering. Visit www.vicap.co.za to download the book. ...

  • Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment

    The main focus of Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment is to explore the untold stories of groundwater arsenic in view of its poisonous nature for human health, social implications, exposure and risk assessment, worldwide concentrations with space-time dimension, micro level GIS application in spatial arsenic concentration, policy response and mitigation options, and water right ...

  • M17 Installation, Field Testing, and Maintenance of Fire Hydrants, Fifth Edition

    This utility operations manual provides drawings and approved procedures for fire hydrant design, installation, and operation and maintenance practices. It traces the development of the different styles and contains detailed instructions for testing. Definitions, diagrams, and record-keeping tips are included as well as easy-to-follow flow-testing procedures to quickly obtain valuable ...

  • Can a City Be Sustainable? (State of the World)

    Cities are the world’s future. Today, more than half of the global population—3.7 billion people—are urban dwellers, and that number is expected to double by 2050. There is no question that cities are growing; the only debate is over how they will grow. Will we invest in the physical and social infrastructure necessary for livable, equitable, and sustainable cities? In the ...

  • The Perfect Slime: Microbial Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS)

    The Perfect Slime presents the latest state of knowledge and all aspects of the Extracellular Polymeric Substances, (EPS) matrix – from the ecological and health to the antifouling perspectives.  The book brings together all the current material in order to expand our understanding of the functions, properties and characteristics of the matrix as well as the possibilities to strengthen or weaken ...

  • Climate Change, Water Supply and Sanitation: Risk Assessment, Management, Mitigation and Reduction

    Climate Change, Water Supply and Sanitation: Risk Assessment, Management, Mitigation and Reduction pulls together the final outcomes and recommendations from the PREPARED project that originated from the WSSTP (Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform) thematic working group Sustainable Water Management in Urban areas. The PREPARED project confirms and demonstrates the technological ...

  • 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. The book brings together knowledge from ...

  • Helminths: Handbook for Identification and Counting of Parasitic Helminth Eggs in Urban Wastewater

    Helminths: Handbook for Identification and Counting of ParasiticHelminth Eggs in Urban Wastewater is the result of several studies that the public entity for sanitation and wastewater treatment in Murcia Region (ESAMUR), has undertaken regarding the presence of helminth eggs in both urban wastewater and reclaimed water, and their behavior in the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) processes.   The ...

  • A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field

    This book is an illustrative introduction to metamorphic rocks as seen in the field, designed for advanced high school to graduate-level earth science and geology students to jump-start their observational skills. In addition to photographs of rocks in the field, there are numerous line diagrams and examples of metamorphic features shown in thin section. The thin section photos are all at a scale ...

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