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Treatment Wetlands

Handbook / Manual
By: Robert H Kadlec and Scott Wallace
1016 pages, photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps
Publisher: CRC Press
Treatment Wetlands
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  • Treatment Wetlands ISBN: 9781566705264 Edition: 2 Hardback Jul 2008 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1 week
Price: £175.00
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About this book

Completely revised and updated, the second edition of Treatment Wetlands is still the most comprehensive resource available for the planning, design, and operation of wetland treatment systems. The book addresses the design, construction, and operation of wetlands for water pollution control. It presents the best current procedures for sizing these systems, and describing the intrinsic processes that combine to quantify performance.

The Second Edition covers:
- New methods based on the latest research
- Wastewater characterization and regulatory framework analyses leading to detailed design and economics
- State-of-the-art procedures for analyzing hydraulics, hydrology, substrates and wetlands biogeochemistry
- Definition of performance expectations for traditional pollutants such as solids, oxygen demand, nutrients and pathogens, as well as for metals and a wide variety of individual organic and inorganic chemicals - Discussion of methods of configuration, construction, and vegetation establishment and startup considerations
- Ancillary benefits of human use and wildlife habitat
- Specific examples of numerous applications
- Extensive reference base of current information

The book provides a complete reference that includes: detailed information on wetland ecology, design for consistent performance, construction guidance and operational control through effective monitoring. Case histories of operational wetland treatment systems illustrate the variety of design approaches presented allowing you to tailor them to the needs of your wetlands treatment projects.


Processes and Performance Overview of Wetlands for Water Quality Treatment Wetland Hydrologic and Biogeochemical Cycles Water Flow in Wetlands Chemical Reactions in Treatment Wetlands Wetland Process Modifiers Suspended Solids Biochemical and Chemical Oxygen Demand Nitrogen Phosphorus Trace Metals and Macroelements Trace Organics and Inorganics Pathogens Principal Design Considerations Analysis of the Wetland Alternative Wastewater Source Characterization Regulatory Considerations Selection of Appropriate Ecosystem Type Detailed Design Detailed Economics Ancillary Design Issues and Implementation Wetland Soils Groundwater Protection and Liners Vegetation Selection and Establishment Design for Wildlife Habitat Design For Ancillary Human Uses Construction and Start up Operation and Maintenance

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Handbook / Manual
By: Robert H Kadlec and Scott Wallace
1016 pages, photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps
Publisher: CRC Press
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