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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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Activated Sludge Microbiology Poster

    This 39 in. by 27 in. poster contains 74 photomicrographs of flocs, filaments and protozoa/metazoa plus a Causes of Filaments Table, Ranking Filament Abundance Table and Protozoa Chart. This poster is a serious working tool for operators to help assess floc characteristics; identify filament types, their abundance and cause, identify protozoa and ...

  • Operations Training/Activated Sludge Process Control Trainers´ Kit

    'From the computer to the classroom.' Based on the widely acclaimed Activated Sludge Process Control CD-ROM course, the kit has been peer-reviewed and field-tested by experienced trainers. It can be a complete course for new instructors or provide up-to-date, adaptable, peer-reviewed resource materials for experienced trainers. In six modules the ...

  • Operations Training/ Activated Sludge Process Control Training Manual

    This is a manual for self-paced study of activated sludge process control topics. The manual includes: a process overview, equipment & facilities, safety considerations, sampling & analysis, process control & troubleshooting topics. Contains helpful photos, schematics and graphs as well as worked out example calculations and periodic ...

  • Industrial Activated Sludge Operations

    The Industrial Activated Sludge Operations manual is a practical reference for operating activated sludge treatment systems. The 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. ...

  • Aquatic Oligochaete Biology VIII

    This book contains 26 contributions dealing with the biology of aquatic oligochaetes and covers a wide range of topics including taxonomy, morphology, ultrastructure, embryology, reproduction, feeding biology, ecotoxicity, community studies, and species distribution. Descriptions of new taxa in tropical areas, including Amazonian forest soils, as ...

  • 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 ...

  • Aquatic Oligochaete Biology IX

    This volume contains selected papers from the 9th Symposium on Aquatic Oligochaeta, 6–10 October 2003, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 18 contributions deal with the biology of aquatic oligochaetes, and represents a mixture of the fields of taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology, life history, ecology, sludge studies and toxicology. This wide ...

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