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Books > Professional & Technical > Environmental engineering & technology > Sanitary & municipal engineering > Waste treatment & disposal

Nitrification and Denitrification in the Activated Sludge Process (Paperback): Michael H Gerardi Nitrification and Denitrification in the Activated Sludge Process (Paperback)
Michael H Gerardi
R1,521 R1,080 Discovery Miles 10 800 Save R441 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

A practical guide to wastewater treatment for plant technicians and operators

This book, the first in a series on the microbiology of wastewater treatment, comprises the critical topics of cost-effective operation, permit compliance, process control, and troubleshooting in wastewater treatment plants. Avoiding the technical jargon, chemical equations, and kinetics that typically accompany such texts, Nitrification and Denitrification in the Activated Sludge Process directly addresses plant operators and technicians, providing necessary information for understanding the microbiology and biological conditions that occur in the treatment process.

Of special interest to wastewater treatment plant operators are the bacteria that degrade nitrogenous wastes–the nitrifying bacteria–and the bacteria that degrade carbonaceous wastes–the cBOD-removing bacteria. Both groups of bacteria need to be routinely monitored and operational conditions favorably adjusted to ensure desired nitrification. Each chapter in this groundbreaking study offers a better understanding of the importance of nitrification and denitrification and the bacteria involved in these crucial processes. Chapters include:

  • Organotrophs
  • The Wastewater Nitrogen Cycle
  • Nitrite Ion Accumulation
  • Dissolved Oxygen
  • Denitrifying Bacteria
  • Gaseous End Products
  • Free Molecular Oxygen
  • The Occurrence of Denitrification

Nitrification and Denitrification in the Activated Sludge Process is an ideal companion for operators and technicians of wastewater treatment plants as they study to receive certification in their field, now required in more than thirty states. Sanitary engineers, chemists, microbiologists, and educators will benefit from this comprehensive guide.

Low-Cost Sewerage (Paperback): Duncan Mara Low-Cost Sewerage (Paperback)
Duncan Mara
R2,338 R1,645 Discovery Miles 16 450 Save R693 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Low-cost sewerage provides practical solutions to the sanitation needs of low-income areas. As a result of the currently very rapid urban population growth, the demand for sewerage exceeds the resources of most high density urban areas in developing countries. Low-cost alternatives to conventional sewerage, such as settled sewerage and simplified sewerage, therefore need to be developed. This book is the result of contributions by both academics and practitioners who attended the International Conference on Low-cost Sewerage which was held at the University of Leeds, England, in July 1995. Low-cost sewerage technologies are described and their applications in both developed and developing countries are detailed.

Hazardous Waste Site Operations - A Training Manual for Site Professionals (Hardcover): Michael F. Waxman Hazardous Waste Site Operations - A Training Manual for Site Professionals (Hardcover)
Michael F. Waxman
R3,097 R2,174 Discovery Miles 21 740 Save R923 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

A complete guide to OSHA training requirements for hazardous waste cleanup professionals
Love Canal, Times Beach, Bhopal--these and other industry-related environmental disasters provided the impetus for present-day regulations governing cleanup of hazardous waste sites and the health and safety training of workers engaged in these operations. This manual addresses the 1986 amendments to Congress's "Superfund" act (known as SARA) and the growth industry in hazardous waste remediation that emerged as a result. Specifically, it deals with the OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120 that requires all businesses with hazardous waste operations--and all remediation contractors--to train their staffs on a regular basis, stressing training for managers, supervisors, scientists, and engineers.
Covering all training topics mandated by OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.120, this comprehensive guide
* Conforms point by point to OSHA's 40-hour off-site training requirement for site professionals, managers, and supervisors
* Includes field-tested, practical instructional material, based on the author's own successful 40-hour courses at the University of Wisconsin extension program that has trained more than one thousand environmental professionals since 1986
* Addresses the entire spectrum of health and safety issues, including health risks associated with specific chemicals and safe handling of hazardous materials
* Demonstrates the correct use of protective gear and how to follow safe work practices
* Discusses the continually changing regulatory and enforcement climate that governs the removal of hazards from waste sites
* And much more

The text of choice for any hazardous site operations training program, whether taught in universities, government agencies, or industry, Hazardous Waste Site Operations is an excellent guide for instructors, an invaluable reference for students, and a useful resource for professionals in the field.

Waste Containment Systems, Waste Stabilization, and Landfills - Design and Evaluation (Hardcover): Hari D. Sharma, Sangeeta P.... Waste Containment Systems, Waste Stabilization, and Landfills - Design and Evaluation (Hardcover)
Hari D. Sharma, Sangeeta P. Lewis
R3,600 R2,525 Discovery Miles 25 250 Save R1,075 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

The most comprehensive design reference available on remediation techniques, waste disposal methods and various waste containment systems. Covers several important new issues such as the regulatory structure of RCRA Subtitles C and D; subsurface flow and transport of contaminants; liner systems, leachate collection and removal systems for landfills; and seismic stability analysis of landfills. Describes new waste stabilization technologies including the process of converting non-solid toxic waste into inert solids.

Activated Sludge Technologies for Treating Industrial Wastewaters: Design and Troubleshooting (Paperback): Joseph Cleary,... Activated Sludge Technologies for Treating Industrial Wastewaters: Design and Troubleshooting (Paperback)
Joseph Cleary, Wesley Eckenfelder
R3,177 R2,615 Discovery Miles 26 150 Save R562 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A comprehensive presentation of activated sludge from basic principles to new process designs and configurations, the book explains how activated sludge is utilized to bring industrial wastewaters up to effluent permit standards, with special attention to organics, microconstituents and bioactive pharmaceuticals. It covers characterization, pretreatment; treatability studies; process modeling and reuse from pharma, food, beverage, and meat packing facilities. A chapter is devoted to treatment of shale gas/fracking wastes. It includes key information for retrofitting, troubleshooting and new design.

Combustion Ash Residue Management - An Engineering Perspective (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Richard W. Goodwin Combustion Ash Residue Management - An Engineering Perspective (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
Richard W. Goodwin
R2,443 R1,947 Discovery Miles 19 470 Save R496 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"Combustion Ash and Residue Management" assists owners and operators of Coal-fired and Resource Recovery Power Plants. By applying the principles and reviewing the case studies examples described within this book, accidents and upsets can be avoided and regulatory permitting can be achieved - reducing costs.

This unique book is an essential reference for anybody responsible for disposal or utilization of combustion residues. It reflects over 30 years of engineering practice, applying the principles of concrete chemistry and civil engineering/soil mechanics as confirmed by field data. Dr. Richard Goodwin assesses the composition and environmental impact of combustion residues, and provides not only best practices for safe disposal, but also a blueprint for effective reuse, including applications like structural fill, grout, and capping material.

Case studies and cost information for ash disposal options are included, in addition to the lessons learned by high-profile failures, such as the TVA Kingston fossil plant coal fly ash slurry spill in 2008. It also applies engineering principles to discuss how to avoid future upsets, including better operator training and monitoring methods.
A comprehensive update to reflect changes in legislation and practice, including new material on the safe disposal or beneficial use of coal ashA straightforward engineering approach, providing practical guidance and field dataWritten by an established expert in the field

Emerging Organic Contaminants in Sludges - Analysis, Fate and Biological Treatment (Hardcover, 2013 ed.): Teresa Vicent, Gloria... Emerging Organic Contaminants in Sludges - Analysis, Fate and Biological Treatment (Hardcover, 2013 ed.)
Teresa Vicent, Gloria Caminal, Ethel Eljarrat, Damia Barcelo
R6,897 R5,692 Discovery Miles 56 920 Save R1,205 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

There are a growing number of new chemicals in the environment that represent an ascertained or potential risk. Many of them can be found in sewage sludge and are the subject of this volume. Experts in the field highlight their occurrence and fate, risks of biosolid use, advanced chemical analysis methods, and degradation techniques with a special focus on biodegradation using fungi. In the final chapter conclusions and trends are offered as a point of departure for future studies. The double-disciplinary approach combining environmental analysis and engineering makes the book a valuable and comprehensive source of information for a broad audience, such as environmental chemists and engineers, biotechnologists, ecotoxicologists and professionals responsible for waste and water management.

La Question Des  gouts (French, Paperback): Jean Fleury La Question Des gouts (French, Paperback)
Jean Fleury
R162 Discovery Miles 1 620 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Recycling - Technological Systems, Management Practices & Environmental Impact (Hardcover): Jeremy C Culleri Recycling - Technological Systems, Management Practices & Environmental Impact (Hardcover)
Jeremy C Culleri
R3,160 R2,389 Discovery Miles 23 890 Save R771 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

In this book, the authors gather and present current research in the study of the technological systems, management practices and environmental impact of recycling. Topics discussed in this compilation include road pavement recycling technologies; polymer-base waste materials for recycling; cheese whey recovery technologies; environmental indicators for the plastic recycling industry; glass fibre replacement with banana tree fibre in high density polyethylene composites; recycling of different spent earth from filtration in the production of ceramic materials; recycling and reusing fibre-reinforced composites; recycling of regenerated wastewater using water cascade analysis in pulp and paper mills; disaster waste generated after the Great East Japan Earthquake; the social and environmental responsibilities of recycling; thermal degradation of polymers during their mechanical recycling; and recycling of petroleum oily sludge to produce sustainable clay ceramics.

Revival: Separation Techniques in Nuclear Waste Management (1995) (Paperback): Thomas E Carleson, Chien M. Wai, Nathan A.... Revival: Separation Techniques in Nuclear Waste Management (1995) (Paperback)
Thomas E Carleson, Chien M. Wai, Nathan A. Chipman
R1,461 Discovery Miles 14 610 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Separation Techniques in Nuclear Waste Management is an up-to-date, comprehensive survey of processes for separation of nuclear wastes. Comprised of articles by scientists and engineers at universities and national laboratories in the U.S. and overseas, the book provides excellent reference information for individuals working in nuclear waste management. Specifically, the book covers current separation technologies and techniques for waste liquid, solid, and gas streams that contain radionuclides. Such wastes are typical of those produced as a result of nuclear materials processing and spent fuel reprocessing. Chapters on promising new technologies and state-of-the-art processes currently in use provide valuable information for design engineers, as well as for research scientists. The articles in Separation Techniques in Nuclear Waste Management are brief and concise - designed for quick access to pertinent information. Many of the contributors are leaders in their fields. It is the most current survey available of the latest nuclear waste management techniques.

Electronic Waste Management (Hardcover): R.E. Hester, R.M. Harrison Electronic Waste Management (Hardcover)
R.E. Hester, R.M. Harrison; Contributions by Martin T. Goosey, Gary Stevens, Henryk Herman, …
R1,484 Discovery Miles 14 840 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Electronic waste includes such items as TVs, computers, LCD and plasma displays, and mobile phones, as well as a wide range of household, medical and industrial equipment which are simply discarded as new technologies become available. Huge and growing quantities of waste are discarded every year and this waste contains toxic and carcinogenic compounds which can pose a risk to the environment. However, if handled correctly, electronic waste presents a valuable source of secondary raw materials. This book brings together a group of leading experts in the management of electrical and electronic waste to provide an up-to-date review of the scale of the waste problem, the impact of recent legislation such as the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) and the "restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment" directive (RoHS), and of current and future methods for treatment, recycling and disposal of this waste. The book discusses these latest directives, examines current worldwide legislation and considers the opportunities and threats posed by this form of waste. While the emphasis is on European practice, comparisons with other countries such as the USA, Japan and China are made. The book deals with the full range of waste management issues, including recycling and recovery of materials, design considerations for waste minimisation, and contains a wide variety of illustrative case studies eg: LCD displays. With detailed and comprehensive coverage of the subject matter it also contains an extensive bibliography with each chapter. Key chapters cover areas such as: -electronic waste -materials -EU directives -landfill and incineration -recycling and recovery -'cradle to grave' design considerations -engineering thermoplastics It is essential reading for all involved with electrical and electronic waste management through its comprehensive review of recent EU legislation and the subsequent impact on manufacturers and users of electronic equipment.

Emerging Contaminants from Industrial and Municipal Waste - Occurrence, Analysis and Effects (Hardcover, 2008 ed.): Damia... Emerging Contaminants from Industrial and Municipal Waste - Occurrence, Analysis and Effects (Hardcover, 2008 ed.)
Damia Barcelo, Mira Petrovic
R4,836 R3,968 Discovery Miles 39 680 Save R868 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book focuses on innovative treatment technologies for the elimination of emerging contaminants in wastewater and drinking water treatment processes. The book also discusses sources and occurrence of emerging contaminants in municipal and industrial waste, giving an overview of state-of-the-art analytical methods for their identification. Further important aspects covered include the acute and chronic effects and overall impact of emerging contaminants on the environment.

Anaerobic Biotechnology for Bioenergy Production - Principles and Applications (Hardcover): Samir Kumar Khanal Anaerobic Biotechnology for Bioenergy Production - Principles and Applications (Hardcover)
Samir Kumar Khanal
R5,116 R3,566 Discovery Miles 35 660 Save R1,550 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Anaerobic biotechnology is a cost-effective and sustainable means of treating waste and wastewaters that couples treatment processes with the reclamation of useful by-products and renewable biofuels. This means of treating municipal, agricultural, and industrial wastes allows waste products to be converted to value-added products such as biofuels, biofertilizers, and other chemicals. "Anaerobic Biotechnology for Bioenergy Production: Principles and Applications "provides the reader with basic principles of anaerobic processes alongside practical uses of anaerobic biotechnology options. This book will be a valuable reference to any professional currently considering or working with anaerobic biotechnology options.

Wastewater Purification - Aerobic Granulation in Sequencing Batch Reactors (Hardcover): Yu Liu Wastewater Purification - Aerobic Granulation in Sequencing Batch Reactors (Hardcover)
Yu Liu
R2,963 Discovery Miles 29 630 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A newcomer to the scene, aerobic granulation is on its way to becoming the hot new technology for high-efficiency wastewater treatment. Thus far, intensive research has been conducted with regard to the understanding of the mechanism of aerobic granulation in sequencing batch reactors (SBR) and its application in treating a wide variety of municipal and industrial wastewater. This basic research has promoted the technology from laboratory-study all the way to the present pilot- and full-scale application. The time is right for a reference that discusses the technology and its application in wastewater purification.

Wastewater Purification: Aerobic Granulation in Sequencing Batch Reactors discusses state-of-the-art research and application of this environmental biotechnology tailored to enhanced wastewater purification. The seventeen chapters provide a systematic and comprehensive understanding of aerobic granulation in SBR by incorporating fundamental principles of aerobic granulation withthe basis of process operation under various conditions. The book clearly explains what aerobic granules are and how they form. It elucidates key factors that influence aerobic granulation and addresses common problems encountered and their solutions.

This is the first book-length exploration of aerobic granulation. Other books that cover it are smaller, less comprehensive, less in depth, and less up to date. This book provides first-hand information derived from the authors' research and presents a newly-developed theory for aerobic granulation that offers a deep understanding into the essence of current aerobic granulation technology. Using this book as a platform, the technology can bedeveloped further and quickly applied in the wastewater treatment industry.

Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste by Thermal Conversion Technologies (Hardcover): P. Jayarama Reddy Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste by Thermal Conversion Technologies (Hardcover)
P. Jayarama Reddy
R2,330 R2,159 Discovery Miles 21 590 Save R171 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book presents an overview of the technology that allows millions and millions of tons of municipal solid waste generated globally to be perceived as an asset which, after materials recovery for recycling, can be used to generate clean power, transport fuels that can substitute fossil fuels, and value-based chemicals with minimal environmental impact. It also explains how hazardous wastes and sewage sludge can be treated and disposed of without affecting human and environmental health. It does so by providing a full discussion of established thermal conversion technologies generating heat, electricity, liquid fuels and useful chemicals from solid waste. Featuring case studies describing worldwide waste-to-energy plants in successful operation, it offers highly suited supporting material for an introductory course on waste thermal conversion processes.

Sludge Treatment and Disposal (Paperback): Cleverson Vitorio Andreoli, Marcos Von Sperling, Fernando Fernandes, Mariska... Sludge Treatment and Disposal (Paperback)
Cleverson Vitorio Andreoli, Marcos Von Sperling, Fernando Fernandes, Mariska Ronteltap
R1,556 Discovery Miles 15 560 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Sludge treatment and disposal is the sixth volume in the series Biological wastewater treatment. The book covers in a clear and didactic way the sludge characteristics, production, treatment (thickening, dewatering, stabilisation, pathogens removal) and disposal (land application for agricultural purposes, sanitary landfills, landfarming and other methods). Environmental and public health issues are also fully described. The Biological Wastewater Treatment series is based on the book Biological Wastewater Treatment in Warm Climate Regions and on a highly acclaimed set of best selling textbooks. This international version is comprised by six textbooks giving a state-of-the-art presentation of the science and technology of biological wastewater treatment. Other books in the Biological Wastewater Treatment series: Volume 1: Wastewater characteristics, treatment and disposal Volume 2: Basic principles of wastewater treatment Volume 3: Waste stabilisation ponds Volume 4: Anaerobic reactors Volume 5: Activated sludge and aerobic biofilm reactors Volume 6: Sludge treatment and disposal

Principles of Hazardous Materials Management (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Roger D. Griffin Principles of Hazardous Materials Management (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Roger D. Griffin
R2,458 Discovery Miles 24 580 Special order

Since the publication of the first edition of this volume in 1988, we have made great strides in reducing the amount of toxic waste that threatens our water, soil, and air. A greater acceptance of clean fuels and clean technologies, along with increased public awareness of environmental health hazards has given us greater optimism about the future of our planet. While few environmental threats can ever be completely eradicated, Principles of Hazardous Materials Management, Second Edition provides a framework for understanding the nature of hazardous materials and how the risks from such materials may be reduced.

This long-awaited second edition updates and expands upon the topics in the bestselling first edition. The text begins with an introduction to hazardous materials, providing historical insight into toxins past and present. The book then explores the health effects of hazardous materials, discusses risk assessment, and profiles toxins in the air, soil, and water. The author examines the transportation and management of hazardous materials, defines waste characterization and analytical methods, and investigates waste treatment and disposal. Appendices contain the latest governmental regulations and a useful glossary.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Expanded information and new technologies for groundwater remediation
  • New material on transportation and hazmat incidents
  • More emphasis on proactive management as a technique for reducing hazardous waste generation
  • Greater focus on the epidemiological model

This volume provides the scientific background required to gain a working knowledge of toxic and hazardous substances. Comprehensive in scope yet concise enough to appeal to a wide range of professionals, it presents sufficient detail to ensure a firm understanding of the myriad concepts involved in hazardous materials management and how they relate to one another.

Management of Combined Sewer Overflows (Hardcover, New): Richard Field, Daniel Sullivan, Anthony N Tafuri Management of Combined Sewer Overflows (Hardcover, New)
Richard Field, Daniel Sullivan, Anthony N Tafuri
R3,477 Discovery Miles 34 770 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Approximately 15,000 combined sewer overflow events (CSOs) occur annually. During peak storm events they can release about 1.2 trillion gallons of waste and up to 95% of a municipality's raw sewage into surface waters. Although many cities have initiated programs, the CSO problem remains largely unsolved and continues to be a major area of responsibility for environmental professionals, engineers, and public works officials.

Sponsored by the EPA, written by internationally recognized experts, and subjected to extensive peer review, Management of Combined Sewer Overflows provides the latest information on the subject from analysis of contaminants to long-term CSO control plans. Coverage includes:

" CSO analysis and characterization of contaminants
" Analysis and characterization of receiving-water impacts
" Methods of control such as storage, treatment, disinfection, and systems optimization
" Regulations and compliance
" Systems retrofits and upgrades
" Long-term CSO control plans
" Research and design needs

Abatement or prevention of pollution stormwater runoff and CSOs is one of the most challenging areas in the environmental engineering field. The facts of life - from an engineering standpoint - are difficult to face in terms of design and cost. And operational problems can be just as foreboding. A reference for anyone combating urban wet-weather-induced water pollution, Management of Combined Sewer Overflows covers the gamut of engineering requirements, from pollution problem assessment and associated tools, to management and control planning and design.

A Gender Perspective of Municipal Solid Waste Generation and Management in the City of Bamenda, Cameroon (Paperback): Akum... A Gender Perspective of Municipal Solid Waste Generation and Management in the City of Bamenda, Cameroon (Paperback)
Akum Hedwig Kien
R1,017 Discovery Miles 10 170 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Waste Water Management (Hardcover): J. Premalatha, Bhaarathi Dhurai, Nachimuthu Saraswathy, M. Thangamani, P Ramalingam, G. L.... Waste Water Management (Hardcover)
J. Premalatha, Bhaarathi Dhurai, Nachimuthu Saraswathy, M. Thangamani, P Ramalingam, …
R1,389 Discovery Miles 13 890 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT covers various methods of water treatment and methods of processing water with minimum effluents. The focus is on utilization of treated water and biological treatment of waste water. New technologies and products for filtration have been dealt with a clear perception. The book has 22 articles which will be handy for quick reference for graduate and postgraduate students. KEY FEATURES: * Quantitative analysis of water quality in reservoir and rivers * Suggested methods of disposal of tannery sludge and removal of heavy metals. * Filtration of industrial waste using agricultural waste * Fructified treatments, low cost treatment, biosorption of textile dye effluent and Congo red dye removal

Integrated Solid Waste Management - A Life Cycle Inventory (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): Forbes R. McDougall, Peter R. White,... Integrated Solid Waste Management - A Life Cycle Inventory (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
Forbes R. McDougall, Peter R. White, Marina Franke, Peter Hindle
R4,352 R3,866 Discovery Miles 38 660 Save R486 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The first edition described the concept of Integrated Waste Management (IWM), and the use of Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) to provide a way to assess the environmental and economic performance of solid waste systems. Actual examples of IWM systems and published accounts of LCI models for solid waste are now appearing in the literature. To draw out the lessons learned from these experiences a significant part of this 2nd edition focuses on case studies - both of IWM systems, and of where LCI has been used to assess such systems. The 2nd edition also includes updated chapters on waste generation, waste collection, central sorting, biological treatment, thermal treatment, landfill and materials recycling.

This 2nd edition also provides a more user-friendly model (IWM-2) for waste managers. To make it more widely accessible, this edition provides the new tool in Windows format, with greatly improved input and output features, and the ability to compare different scenarios. A detailed user's guide is provided, to take the reader through the use of the IWM-2 model, step by step. IWM-2 is designed to be an "entry level" LCI model for solid waste - user-friendly and appropriate to users starting to apply life cycle thinking to waste systems - while more expert users will also find many of the advanced features of the IWM-2 model helpful. IWM-2 is delivered on CD inside the book.

Membrane Technology in Water and Wastewater Treatment (Hardcover): Peter Hillis Membrane Technology in Water and Wastewater Treatment (Hardcover)
Peter Hillis
R1,837 Discovery Miles 18 370 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Presenting a useful reference to the current state of membrane technology and its likely future growth, this book covers all aspects of the technology and its applications in the water industry. Drawing on the experience of international experts, Membrane Technology in Water and Wastewater Treatment encompasses many practical applications of specific membranes, including MF, UF, NF, RO and EDR, in the treatment of ground and surface water, backwash water, seawater, and industrial and domestic wastewater. Novel applications, process enhancements and the latest systems are also discussed. This book is an excellent guide to membrane technology and will be of great interest to water companies, industrialists, legislative bodies and anyone with an interest in the technology or its applications.

Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Waste Management Activities (Paperback): R.M. Harrison, R.E. Hester Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Waste Management Activities (Paperback)
R.M. Harrison, R.E. Hester; Contributions by Paul T. Williams, Kit Strange, Toni L. Gladding, …
R831 Discovery Miles 8 310 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Solid waste management issues are a highly emotive topic. Disposal costs need to be balanced against environmental impact, which often results in heated public debate. Disposal options such as incineration and landfill, whilst unpopular with both the public and environmental pressure groups, do not pose the same environmental and health risks as, for example, recycling plants. This book, written by international experts, discusses the various waste disposal options that are available (landfill, incineration, composting, recycling) and then reviews their impact on the environment, and particularly on human health. Comprehensive and highly topical, Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Waste Management Activities will make a strong contribution to scientific knowledge in the area, and will be of value to scientists and policy-makers in particular.

Utilization of Agricultural Waste for the Production of High Valued Products (Hardcover): Renu Agrawal Utilization of Agricultural Waste for the Production of High Valued Products (Hardcover)
Renu Agrawal
R3,395 Discovery Miles 33 950 Special order
Advances in Wastewater Treatment (Paperback): Giorgio Mannina, G.A. Ekama, Hallvard Odegaard, Gustaf Olsson Advances in Wastewater Treatment (Paperback)
Giorgio Mannina, G.A. Ekama, Hallvard Odegaard, Gustaf Olsson
R3,314 Discovery Miles 33 140 Special order

Advances in Wastewater Treatment presents a compendium of the key topics surrounding wastewater treatment, assembled by looking at the future technologies, and provides future perspectives in wastewater treatment and modelling. It covers the fundamentals and innovative wastewater treatment processes (such as membrane bioreactors and granular process). Furthermore, it focuses attention on mathematical modelling aspects in the field of wastewater treatments by highlighting the key role of models in process design, operation and control. Other topics include: * Anaerobic digestion * Biological nutrient removal * Instrumentation, control and automation * Computational fluid dynamics in wastewater * IFAS systems * New frontiers in wastewater treatment * Greenhouse gas emissions from wastewater treatment Each topic is addressed by discussing past, present and future trends. Advances in Wastewater Treatment is a valid support for researchers, practitioners and also students to have a frame of the frontiers in wastewater treatment and modelling.

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