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Processing Water, Wastewater, Residuals, and Excreta for Health and Environmental Protection: An Encyclopedic Dictionary

Processing Water, Wastewater, Residuals, and Excreta for Health and Environmental Protection: An Encyclopedic Dictionary

Nicolas G. Adrien

ISBN: 978-0-470-26193-4

Jul 2008

1144 pages

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$240.00

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This single-source reference is your "go-to" resource for current information on water treatment and water quality

Knowledge about water and wastewater treatment, pollution control, water quality, and related applications and equipment is increasing exponentially. New challenges bring new technologiesand terminologies. The acronyms alone can test your memory, not to mention the plethora of proprietary devices and technologies created by different companies. Processing Water, Wastewater, Residuals, and Excreta for Health and Environmental Protection: An Encyclopedic Dictionary consolidates concise definitions, equations, and formulas into one authoritative reference. With logical, systematic organization and clear, concise explanations, it:
  • Defines more than 25,000 key terms related to water treatment, wastewater treatment, excreta disposal, residuals processing, and environmental health
  • Features 1,800 illustrations, including chemical reactions, formulas, figures, and tables
  • Updates you on current technologies and applications
  • Covers both proprietary and nonproprietary technologies
This is the hands-on reference for professionals teaching, conducting research, or working in hydraulics, hydrology, water supply, wastewater disposal, stormwater management, environmental engineering, and civil engineering. It is also an excellent resource for students studying water resources and environmental engineering.

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SECTION I.

Definitions.

SECTION II.

Appendix.

"The clear text and alphabetic organization make it easy to use as a reference for professionals dealing with water issues, engineering, researchers, and students studying water issues and the environment. This title is recommended for college and special libraries as well as large public libraries." (American Reference Books Annual, March 2009)