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Appropriate Waste Management Technologies

Series: Water Science and Technology Series Volume: 27

Edited By: G Ho and K Mathew

Pergamon Press

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #84661 | ISBN: 0080421954
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Low-cost 'appropriate ' waste management technologies are being applied in a growing number of outer urban settlements, isolated communities and a variety of industrial situations in the developed and developing countries alike. Appropriate technologies are based on the same sound physical, chemical and biological principles as conventional technolgies, but these are adapted to suit local social, econonmic, cultural and other human factors. Small-scale systems are often the best option for small towns and villages, and there is clearly huge scope for such systems in developing countries. The 24 papers in this volume (selected from over 130 original submissions) cover the topics of on-site/land disposal, lagoons, wetlands, reuse, specific aerobic or anaerobic systems and industrial wastes, as well as the policy aspects of appropriate technologies in sanitation and wastewater management. Collectively they provide an authoritative worldwide survey of an expanding and ever more important area of water pollutlon control.


Appropriate Technologies. Appropriate sainitation options for Southern Africa, R. F. Marks. Developing an appropriate wastewater management strategy for Sydney's future urban development, A.A.Dodds et al.On-Site and Land Disposal .High performance and N&P-removable on site domestic waste water treatment system by multi-soil-layering method, T. Wakatsuki et al. Evaluation of on-site disposal options, P. M. Geary. Fate of biological and chemical contaminants from on-site disposal of liquid piggery wastes :results from a soil column study, K.C. Lam etal. Investigating land based disposal of Bolivar reclaimed water, SouthAustralia, G. Schrale et al. Lagoons and Wetlands. Studies on wastewater treatment by means of integrated biological pond system: design and function of macrophytes, Wu Zhenbin et al. Development of an on-site moderate land limited small farm wastewater treatment plant, P. Y. Yang et al. Reuse. The evaluation of sawdust swinewaste compost on the soil ecosystem, pollution and vegetable production, M.-M. Kao. Whey disposal: recovery of nutrients for animal feeding, N. Guirguis et al. Management of dairy waste: a low cost treatment system using- phosphorus-adsorbing materials, B. K. Masters. Specific Aerobic and Anaerobic Systems. Household membrane bioreactor in domestic wastewater treatment, C. Chiemchainsri et al. Feasibility of anaerobic sewage treatment in sanitation strategies in developing countries, G. J. Alaerts et al. Industrial Wastes. A new process to treat strong biological waste, D. P. Henry & R. H. Thomson.

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