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Theory and Practice of Water and Wastewater Treatment

By: R L Droste

800 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Nov 1996 | #58895 | ISBN: 0471124443
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This text provides the most current coverage of the technologies used in water and wastewater management today, including standard practice as well as state of the art.


CHEMISTRY. Basic Chemistry. The Thermodynamic Basis for Equilibrium. Acid-Base Chemistry. Organic and Biochemistry. Analysis and Constituents in Water. MICROORGANISMS IN WATER AND WATER QUALITY. Microbiology. Water, Wastes, and Disease. Water Components and Quality Standards. WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT. Water and Wastewater Treatment Operations. Mass Balances and Hydraulic Flow Regimes. PHYSICAL-CHEMICAL TREATMENT PROCESSES. Screening and Sedimentation. Mass Transfer and Aeration. Coagulation and Flocculation. Filtration. Physical-Chemical Treatment for Dissolved Constituents. Disinfection. BIOLOGICAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT. Aerobic Biological Treatment. Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment. Treatment in Ponds, Land Systems, and Wetlands. Sludge Processing and Land Application. Effluent Disposal in Natural Waters. Appendix. Index.

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