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615 wastewater treatmentWastewater Engineering: Treatment and Reuse, 4/e is a thorough update of McGraw-Hill's authoritative book on wastewater treatment. No environmental engineering professional or civil or and environmental engineering major should be without a copy of this book. It describes the technological and regulatory changes that have occurred over the last ten years in this discipline.

Including:

  • improved techniques for the characterization of wastewaters
  • improved fundamental understanding of many of the existing unit operations and processes used for wastewater treatment, especially those processes used for the biological removal of nutrients
  • greater implementation of several newer treatment technologies (e.g., UV disinfection, membrane filtration, and heat drying)
  • greater concern for the long term health and environmental impacts of wastewater constituents; greater emphasis on advanced wastewater treatment and risk assessment for water reuse applications
  • changes in regulations and the development of new technologies for wastewater disinfection
  • and new regulations governing the treatment, reuse, and disposal of sludge (biosolids).

Greater concern for infrastructure renewal including upgrading the design and performance of wastewater treatment plants. This revision contains a strong focus on advanced wastewater treatment technologies and stresses the reuse aspects of wastewater and biosolids. 

 

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