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Main Title Water and wastewater treatment : a guide for the nonengineering professional /
Author Drinan, Joanne.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Spellman, Frank R.
Drinan, Joanne.Water & wastewater treatment.
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2013
OCLC Number 644681892
ISBN 9781439854006; 1439854009
Subjects Water--Purification. ; Sewage--Purification. ; Water treatment plants--Management. ; Sewage disposal plants--Management. ; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Environmental--Water Supply.
Internet Access
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ELBM  TD430.D764 2013 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/27/2014
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xxi, 278 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Previous ed. has title: Water & wastewater treatment. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
"Designed to meet the information needs of professionals without an engineering background, this book describes and explains in simple, non-mathematical terms the unit processes used to treat both drinking water and wastewater. The text presents each unit process, states what function(s) it performs, illustrates what equipment it uses, and explains its role in the process of purifying or cleaning water. Now featuring summary sections, each chapter in this second edition has been fully updated and revised to present the latest regulatory and technological advancements as well as new drinking and wastewater regulatory requirements"-- Current issues in water and wastewater treatment operations -- Water regulations, parameters and characteristics -- Water purification : system overview -- Sources, intake and screening -- Coagulation and flocculation -- Sedimentation -- Filtration -- Disinfection -- Distribution -- Wastewater regulations, parameters and characteristics -- Wastewater sources and types -- Wastewater treatment : basic overview -- Collection systems -- Preliminary treatment -- Primary sedimentation -- Biological treatment -- Secondary sedimentation -- Advanced treatment -- Wastewater disinfection -- Discharge effluent -- Water solids treatment and disposal -- Wastewater biosolids management : system overview -- Wastewater biosolids treatment -- Wastewater biosolids disposal.