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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.

Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I - Liquid Treatment (Paperback): Water Environment Federation, Association of Boards of... Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I - Liquid Treatment (Paperback)
Water Environment Federation, Association of Boards of Certification
R2,978 Discovery Miles 29 780 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Advanced Treatment Techniques for Industrial Wastewater (Hardcover): Athar Hussain, Sirajuddin Ahmed Advanced Treatment Techniques for Industrial Wastewater (Hardcover)
Athar Hussain, Sirajuddin Ahmed
R4,256 Discovery Miles 42 560 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

A heavy backlog of gaseous, liquid, and solid pollution has resulted from a lack of development in pollution control. Because of this, a need for a collection of original research in water and wastewater treatment, industrial waste management, and soil and ground water pollution exists. Advanced Treatment Techniques for Industrial Wastewater is an innovative collection of research that covers the different aspects of environmental engineering in water and wastewater treatment processes as well as the different techniques and systems for pollution management. Highlighting a range of topics such as agriculture pollution, hazardous waste management, and sewage farming, this book is an important reference for environmental engineers, waste authorities, solid waste management companies, landfill operators, legislators, environmentalists, and academicians seeking research on waste management.

Hazardous Waste Cost Control (Hardcover, illustrated edition): Richard A. Selg Hazardous Waste Cost Control (Hardcover, illustrated edition)
Richard A. Selg
R3,688 Discovery Miles 36 880 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A text for a graduate or upper-level undergraduate course, and a reference for practicing cost, pollution, and environmental engineers. Explains methods for dealing with issues of hazardous waste such as cost growth, static and dynamic baseline development, contingency estimating, risk and uncertain

Metals in Wastes (Hardcover): Karolina Wieszczycka, Bartosz Tylkowski, Katarzyna Staszak Metals in Wastes (Hardcover)
Karolina Wieszczycka, Bartosz Tylkowski, Katarzyna Staszak; Contributions by Daria Wieczorek, Dobrawa Kwasniewska, …
R3,284 Discovery Miles 32 840 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Histories of the Dustheap - Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice (Paperback): Stephanie Foote, Elizabeth Mazzolini Histories of the Dustheap - Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice (Paperback)
Stephanie Foote, Elizabeth Mazzolini
R199 R165 Discovery Miles 1 650 Save R34 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An examination of how garbage reveals the relationships between the global and the local, the economic and the ecological, and the historical and the contemporary. Garbage, considered both materially and culturally, elicits mixed responses. Our responsibility toward the objects we love and then discard is entangled with our responsibility toward the systems that make those objects. Histories of the Dustheap uses garbage, waste, and refuse to investigate the relationships between various systems-the local and the global, the economic and the ecological, the historical and the contemporary-and shows how this most democratic reality produces identities, social relations, and policies. The contributors first consider garbage in subjective terms, examining "toxic autobiography" by residents of Love Canal, the intersection of public health and women's rights, and enviroblogging. They explore the importance of place, with studies of post-Katrina soil contamination in New Orleans, e-waste disposal in Bloomington, Indiana, and garbage on Mount Everest. And finally, they look at cultural contradictions as objects hover between waste and desirability, examining Milwaukee's efforts to sell its sludge as fertilizer, the plastics industry's attempt to wrap plastic bottles and bags in the mantle of freedom of choice, and the idea of obsolescence in the animated film The Brave Little Toaster. Histories of the Dustheap offers a range of perspectives on a variety of incarnations of garbage, inviting the reader to consider garbage in a way that goes beyond the common "buy green" discourse that empowers individuals while limiting environmental activism to consumerist practices.

Integrated Waste Management: A Sustainable Approach (Hardcover): Dave Whittaker Integrated Waste Management: A Sustainable Approach (Hardcover)
Dave Whittaker
R2,687 R2,289 Discovery Miles 22 890 Save R398 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Waste Management and Environmental Concerns (Hardcover): Dave Whittaker Waste Management and Environmental Concerns (Hardcover)
Dave Whittaker
R2,812 R2,395 Discovery Miles 23 950 Save R417 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Solid Waste Management (Hardcover): Karen Hardt Solid Waste Management (Hardcover)
Karen Hardt
R2,589 R2,209 Discovery Miles 22 090 Save R380 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Financing and Charges for Wastewater Systems (Paperback, 4th ed.): Water Environment Federation Financing and Charges for Wastewater Systems (Paperback, 4th ed.)
Water Environment Federation
R2,815 Discovery Miles 28 150 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Atomic Geography - A Personal History of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (Paperback): Melvin R Adams Atomic Geography - A Personal History of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (Paperback)
Melvin R Adams
R428 R339 Discovery Miles 3 390 Save R89 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Anaerobic Reactors (Paperback): Carlos Augusto de Lemos Chernicharo Anaerobic Reactors (Paperback)
Carlos Augusto de Lemos Chernicharo
R1,355 Discovery Miles 13 550 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Anaerobic Reactors is the fourth volume in the Biological Wastewater Treatment series. The fundamentals of anaerobic treatment are presented in detail, including its applicability, microbiology, biochemistry and main reactor configurations. Two reactor types are analysed in more detail, namely anaerobic filters and especially UASB (upflow anaerobic sludge blanket) reactors. Particular attention is also devoted to the post-treatment of the effluents from the anaerobic reactors. The book presents in a clear and didactic way the main concepts, working principles, expected removal efficiencies, design criteria, design examples, construction aspects, and operational guidelines for anaerobic reactors. 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 5: Activated sludge and aerobic biofilm reactors Volume 6: Sludge treatment and disposal

The Future of the Water Cycle in the UK (Paperback): Callum A Scott The Future of the Water Cycle in the UK (Paperback)
Callum A Scott
R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Beautiful things come in small packages and this book is no different. With respect to stormwater management and wastewater transit and treatment, we can keep doing what we have always done or start doing something new. This book details out the possibilities for a new age of drainage and sewerage design and in the process offering up savings of GBP2.6 billion per annum, eliminating combined sewer discharges, providing land for new affordable housing. This book packs a massive punch for its size

L'Assainissement Des Villes Et Des Fabriques (French, Paperback): Henri Blerzy L'Assainissement Des Villes Et Des Fabriques (French, Paperback)
Henri Blerzy
R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Low Cost Wastewater Bioremediation Technology - Innovative Treatment of Sulfate and Metal-Rich Wastewater (Paperback): Jayanta... Low Cost Wastewater Bioremediation Technology - Innovative Treatment of Sulfate and Metal-Rich Wastewater (Paperback)
Jayanta Bhattacharya, Subhabrata Dev, Bidus Das
R2,610 R2,235 Discovery Miles 22 350 Save R375 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Low Cost Wastewater Bioremediation Technology: Innovative Treatment of Sulphate and Metal Rich Wastewater provides users with an authoritative guide on the technologies, processes and considerations needed for the treatment of Sulphate and Metal rich wastewaters. In this book, the authors not only explain the associated technologies, but also provide suitable alternatives to commercial treatment in terms of performance and cost effectiveness. As enormous quantities of sulphates and metal-rich contaminates are released into the environment each year, the technologies noted in the book provide the most eco-friendly, low cost and efficient alternatives available.

The Water Reuse Roadmap (Paperback): Water Environment Federation The Water Reuse Roadmap (Paperback)
Water Environment Federation
R1,851 Discovery Miles 18 510 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Sustainability and Energy Management for Water Resource Recovery Facilities (Paperback): Water Environment Federation Sustainability and Energy Management for Water Resource Recovery Facilities (Paperback)
Water Environment Federation
R978 Discovery Miles 9 780 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Wastewater Biology - The Microlife (Paperback): Water Environment Federation Wastewater Biology - The Microlife (Paperback)
Water Environment Federation
R2,003 Discovery Miles 20 030 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Biodegradable Waste and Management (Hardcover): Eliot Fox Biodegradable Waste and Management (Hardcover)
Eliot Fox
R2,377 R2,031 Discovery Miles 20 310 Save R346 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Industrial Waste Management (Hardcover): Zander Ellis Industrial Waste Management (Hardcover)
Zander Ellis
R2,678 R2,284 Discovery Miles 22 840 Save R394 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Materials Recycling (Hardcover): Abel Hall Materials Recycling (Hardcover)
Abel Hall
R2,580 R2,200 Discovery Miles 22 000 Save R380 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Communicating Water's Value Part 2 - Stormwater, Wastewater & Watersheds (Paperback): Melanie K. Goetz Communicating Water's Value Part 2 - Stormwater, Wastewater & Watersheds (Paperback)
Melanie K. Goetz
R1,473 Discovery Miles 14 730 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Today we can predict storms, reuse wastewater, and desalinate inland waters. And while technology makes it easier to quickly communicate, it can also strip away our humanity. Rather than succumb to the pull of anonymity created by that same technology, this book was written to help blur the lines between the experts and the public they affect.It means the experts never forgetting there are real people trusting them that the water is indeed "safe" to swim in or the wastewater can be treated to a level safe enough to drink. It means the public recognizing that operators must fix a main break no matter when it occurs. It means bringing the public into the mix upstream, at the discovery point of the problem rather than waiting to hand them only the preferred solution.No longer is lifting the experts' curtain only when they're ready to theatrically reveal solutions acceptable. Gone are the days when the public trusts all of the negotiations, problem solving, and hidden props appearing after the production of the water experts is complete.For the one thing you can predict about us humans is that hidden beneath the facade of logic, is our deep-seated emotional side. For only with a solid understanding of the consumer's hidden world of perceptions and irrationality, can we truly communicate the value of water.This book reveals the power of engaging the public when communicating the value of water when it involves wastewater, stormwater and watersheds. Through stories of success and why communications can fail, this book is written for wastewater utilities, watershed stewards and stormwater managers, engineers, operators, stakeholders, elected officials, and anyone that truly wants to make a difference in the public's perception when it comes to the value of water.

Benchmarking Performance Indicators - for Water and Wastewater: 2016 Edition (Paperback): American Water Works Association... Benchmarking Performance Indicators - for Water and Wastewater: 2016 Edition (Paperback)
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
R11,468 Discovery Miles 114 680 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Aggregate benchmarking data provides one framework for an individual utility to track its goals and improvement. Use of benchmarking data, or initiating the process of performance measurement, can be key to performance improvement. Efficient and effective improvements are necessary for utilities to meet customer expectations, manage rates, and meet more stringent regulations. AWWA's Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater: 2016 Edition allows utility managers to use data and analyses to determine how their utility's performance compares to the water or wastewater industry. The report includes performance indicators for five areas of operations: Organizational Development, Customer Relations, Business Operations, Water Operations, and Wastewater Operations.

Sewage Sludge - Assessment, Treatment & Environmental Impact (Hardcover): Eric Danso-Boateng Sewage Sludge - Assessment, Treatment & Environmental Impact (Hardcover)
Eric Danso-Boateng
R3,374 R2,548 Discovery Miles 25 480 Save R826 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Sewage sludge is the product resulting from wastewater treatment plants and aquaculture systems. It is an abundant waste biomass, as its production keeps increasing due to population growth, particularly in developing countries and intensified wastewater treatment plants in the developed world due to industrialisation. Effective management and handling of sewage sludge in an environmentally friendly way has become a matter of increasing importance globally, due to the potential health risks on the environment. Importantly, sewage sludge contains large amounts of organic components and nutrients; hence, resource recovery from such an abundant biomass is necessary. This comprehensive book presents an assessment into the impact of sewage sludge on the environment and provides the various treatment options for converting the sludge into useful resources. Biochemical (or biological) and thermochemical (or thermal) methods of sewage sludge treatment are covered. Through contributions from experts in diverse fields, this book has been organised to suit a variety of readers, including professionals and students who are interested in sewage sludge treatment as well as resource recovery from sewage sludge by using different and innovative technologies.

Agro-Based Adsorbents for Chromium Removal (Hardcover): Sohail Ayub Agro-Based Adsorbents for Chromium Removal (Hardcover)
Sohail Ayub
R1,092 R1,010 Discovery Miles 10 100 Save R82 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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