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This comprehensive reference provides thorough coverage of water and wastewater reclamation and reuse. It begins with an introductory chapter covering the fundamentals, basic principles, and concepts. Next, drinking water and treated wastewater criteria, guidelines, and standards for the United States, Europe and the World Health Organization (WHO) are presented. Chapter 3 provides the physical, chemical, biological, and bacteriological characteristics, as well as the radioactive and rheological properties, of water and wastewater. The next chapter discusses the health aspects and removal treatment processes of microbial, chemical, and radiological constituents found in reclaimed wastewater. Chapter 5 discusses the various wastewater treatment processes and sludge treatment and disposal. Risk assessment is covered in chapter 6. The next three chapters cover the economics, monitoring (sampling and analysis), and legal aspects of wastewater reclamation and reuse.
This practical handbook also presents real-world case studies, as well as sources of information for research, potential sources for research funds, and information on current research projects. Each chapter includes an introduction, end-of-chapter problems, and references, making this comprehensive text/reference useful to both students and professionals.
General Aspects of Water Reclamation and Reuse Water and Its Properties The Earth's Water Resources The United States' Water Resources - Especially Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse Other Major World Countries Involved in Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse - Especially in Arid Regions Homework Problems References Reclaimed Wastewater Quality: Criteria, Standards and Guidelines Introduction Criteria Standards Guidelines Water Quality Requirements for Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality Sultanate of Oman Wastewater Reuse Sultanate of Oman Drinking Water Quality Standards World Health Organization (WHO) Criteria for Wastewater Reuse Developing Countries: Engelberg Report/Guidelines for Wastewater Reuse Sultanate of Oman Wastewater Reuse Requirements Homework Problems References Properties and Characteristics of Water and Wastewater Introduction Physical Characteristics Radioactivity Rheological Properties Chemical Characteristics Biological and Bacteriological Characteristics Homework Problems References Health Aspects of Using Reclaimed Water in Engineering Projects Introduction Pathogens Found in Reclaimed Wastewater Toxic Chemicals Found in Reclaimed Wastewater Radioactivity in Reclaimed Water Removal of Chemical Constituents by Various Treatment Processes Important Health Concerns in Engineering Projects Homework Problems References Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse Treatment Technology Introduction Wastewater Treatment Processes Reasons for Treatment Advanced or Tertiary Treatment Sludge Treatment and Disposal Homework Problems References Risk Assessment in Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse Basic Concepts for Environmental or Ecological Risk Assessment Exposure Assessment Toxicity Assessment Risk Characterization Removal of Pathogenic Microorganisms by Various Wastewater Treatment Processes Public Opinion and Wastewater Reuse Homework Problems References Economics of Water and Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse Projects Foreward Introduction Estimating Water Supply Costs Estimating Reclaimed Wastewater and Reuse Systems Costs Selection Criteria and Evaluation of the System Finance and Cost Comparisons Wastewater as an Economic Resource Homework Problems References Reclaimed Wastewater Monitoring Sampling and Analysis Introduction Reclaimed Wastewater Sampling and Analysis The Objective of Sampling Planning for Sampling Procedures for Analysis of Important Constituents in Reclaimed Wastewater Planned for Reuse Flow Measurements Reliability (Redundancy, Quality Control, Levels of Protection) Legal Aspects of Sampling and Montoring Homework Problems Appendix (Statistical Principles of Normal or Gaussian Distribution) References Legal Aspects of Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse Introduction Water Rights Governmental Agencies Involved Water Quality Criteria and Water Quality Standards Enforcement and Litigation Summary and Conclusions Homework Problems References Case Studies Foreward Case Study I - City of Boca Raton, Florida Introduction Wastewater Reuse in Florida Summary and Conclusions Case Study II - Logan Aluminum Plant, Kentucky Introduction Wastewater Treatment and Reuse in Kentucky Wetlands Wetlands in Kentucky Design Considerations for Constructed Wetlands Background and Development of the Logan Aluminum Wetlands Project KPDES Wetland Permit Cost of Construction and Operation of Wetlands Summary Case Study III - Clayton County, Georgia Introduction Weather and Meteorological Data Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse in Georgia Land Treatment Design Considerations Clayton County Effluent Limitations and Monitoring Requirements Manpower and Costs Conclusions Overview of Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse in the Sultanate of Oman Introduction Weather and Meteorological Data for Oman Water Resources in Oman Wastewater Treatment and Reuse in the Sultanate of Oman Wastewater Treatment and Reuse at the Sultan Qaboos University Wastewater Quality and Reuse Standards in Oman Homework Problems References Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse Research Introduction Sources of Information for Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse Research Potential Sources for Research Funds for Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse Research Homework Problems References Appendix Index
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