Biosolids Books

  • 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 ...

  • Conducting Effective Community Outreach and Dialogue on Biosolids Land Application: Primer for Biosolids Professionals

    Purpose of this Primer: Based on research and experience acquired through this project and from related industries, WERF and the researchers recommend adopting a systematic, science-based approach to building and conducting effective outreach and dialogue with key stakeholders. The Strategic Risk Communications Process  offers a useful approach ...

  • Strategic Risk Communications Process for Biosolids Land Application Programs

    The long-term viability and sustainability of biosolids land application is dependent on continuously earning stakeholder confidence, trust and support. This requires ongoing and effective engagement and communication with key stakeholders about the beneficial use of biosolids in their communities. The goal of the risk communications research was ...

  • Unstoppable Solar Cycles: Rethinking Global Warming

    When Erik the Red first arrived in Greenland, the fertile green land was perfect for farming. But within a few centuries the thriving Viking settlements had been wiped out by global ...

  • Trace Organic Chemicals in Biosolids-Amended Soils: State-of-the-Science Review

    The presence of trace organic chemicals (TOrCs) in municipal biosolids in the U.S. has received considerable attention by the public and scientific community over the last several years.  Of particular concern is whether the presence of TOrCs in biosolids results in significant risks to public health and the environment upon land application of ...

  • Effect of Aluminum and Iron Addition during Conditioning and Dewatering for Odor Control

    The objectives of this research were to investigate the factors impacting the effectiveness of metal salts in reducing the production of volatile organic sulfur compounds (VOSCs) in biosolids, with the goal of developing recommendations for applying metal salt addition in the field for odor reduction.  The research examined a number of factors ...

  • 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 ...

  • Wastewater Solids Incineration Systems, MOP 30

    Incineration is a reliable and cost-effective method of solids handling because the potential for energy recovery and reduction in volume and weight greatly reduces treatment and disposal costs. This newest Manual of Practice is essential to designing and operating the most up-to-date facilities for solids incineration. This comprehensive manual ...

  • 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 ...

  • Land Application of Sewage Sludge and Biosolids

    Over 50 percent of the 6,900 million dry tons of sewage sludge generated each year in the United States is land applied. The principal controversies surrounding the land application of biosolids involve heavy metals and pathogens. Land Application of Sewage Sludge and Biosolids is a comprehensive, scientific text providing a complete review of ...

  • Industry as a partner for sustainable development: Fertilizer

    UNEP, in partnership with various industry organisations, has launched a reporting initiative to gauge progress by the private sector towards sustainable development. This effort will contribute to the wider review of progress with the implementation of Agenda 21, under the framework of the World Summit on Sustainable ...

  • Survival Guide: Public Communications for Water Professionals

    Most communities are increasingly interested in water-related issues. People need more information and reassurance about their water environment. As a water professional, you can help shape public perceptions about the water/wastewater field, biosolids, reuse and other important community issues. All you need to do it communicate effectively with ...

  • Strong family and low fertility:a paradox?

    This book is the first one to be devoted to the analysis and interpretation of the lowest low fertility in the Southern part of Europe. It presents a comparative viewpoint and enables the readers to understand the peculiarities of a demographic situation that has characterized a vast part of Europe over the past three decades. The book places a ...

  • Sperm Competition in Humans

    This volume presents the intricate ways in which sperm compete to fertilize eggs and how this has prompted reinterpretations of breeding behavior from a biological perspective. Sperm Competition in Humans: Classic and Contemporary Readings provides a theoretical framework for the study of sperm competition and also discusses the roles of females ...

  • Biosolids Treatment Processes

    The goals of Biosolids Treatment Processes, is to: (1) to cover entire environmental fields, including air and noise pollution control, solid waste processing and resource recovery, physicochemical treatment processes, biological treatment processes, biosolids management, water resources, natural control processes, radioactive waste disposal and ...

  • Ecosystems and Sustainable Development VIII

    The biennial series of conferences on Ecosystems and Sustainable Development (ECOSUD), originating from the work of the late Nobel laureate, Ilya Prigogine, raises the challenge of seeking to integrate thermodynamics, ecology and economics into “ecodynamics.” The conference is not only a platform to present novel research related to ...

  • Endocrine Disruptors Part II

    The field of endocrine disruption or endocrine active compounds (EACs), which is just emerging and still controversial, is comprehensively covered by leading experts in Volume 3, Subvolumes L (Part I) and M (the present volume, Part II). The major classes of endocrine active chemicals are discussed, as well as methods for their detection and their ...

  • Limulus in the Limelight

    Limulus in the Limelight: A Species 350 Million Years in the Making and in Peril? contains 14 chapters covering the horseshoe crab's biology, ecology and evolutionary development. The book is a result of three mini-conferences held between 1996 and 2000 celebrating the populations in NY harbor. This book exposes the impacts of over fishing on ...

  • Biosolids Engineering and Management

    Over the last 30 years, pollution and its effects on the environment have emerged as leading topics of interest. The desire for positive action to restore and protect the environment is growing worldwide. How serious are particular types of pollution? Is technology currently available to abate pollution? And do the costs of abatement justify the ...

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