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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Planning and installing sustainable onsite wastewater systems /
Author Parten, S. M.
Publisher McGraw-Hill Professional,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 456836557
ISBN 9780071624633; 0071624635
Subjects Sewerage--Design and construction. ; Sewage--Purification--Equipment and supplies.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  TD658.P37 2010 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/14/2011
Collation xix, 412 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Sustainability considerations for decentralized wastewater systems -- Project planning and site evaluation -- Wastewater collection and conveyance methods -- Primary treatment -- Secondary and advanced treatment methods -- Sand filter construction -- Subsurface flow wetlands -- Effluent dispersal methods -- Low-pressure-dosing effluent distribution -- Project examples. "Covering technical principles and practical applications, this comprehensive resource explains how to design and construct sound and sustainable decentralized wastewater systems of varying sizes and in differing geophysical conditions. Planning and Installing Sustainable Onsite Wastewater Systems covers state-of-the-art techniques, materials, and industry practices, and provides detailed explanations for why certain approaches result in more sustainable projects. A rational approach is presented for assessing assimilative capabilities of soils, and selecting methods of wastewater treatment and dispersal that make optimal use of natural treatment processes and site conditions." "In-depth design and construction information highlights nonproprietary methods proven to be very sustainable and cost effective on a long-term basis for many geographic settings. Step-by-step illustrations and project examples featuring real-world implementations of onsite wastewater systems are included in this definitive volume."--Jacket.