Dictionary of Water and Waste Management / Edition 2

Dictionary of Water and Waste Management / Edition 2

by Paul G Smith, John S. Scott
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750665254

ISBN-13: 9780750665254

Pub. Date: 10/14/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Water and waste management covers the design, building and operation of plants for water treatment and supply, sewerage, wastewater treatment and disposal, and solid waste treatment and disposal.

Since the last edition in 2002 there has been an increasing importance on the issues reflecting climate change. This is particularly important when the result of this

Overview

Water and waste management covers the design, building and operation of plants for water treatment and supply, sewerage, wastewater treatment and disposal, and solid waste treatment and disposal.

Since the last edition in 2002 there has been an increasing importance on the issues reflecting climate change. This is particularly important when the result of this change must be ‘managed’ and ‘controlled’ to maintain an amenity such as water supply. This new edition includes many new entries on the topics of stormwater management and flood management, as well as the new EU Directives that cover this field.

With over 7000 terms, this dictionary encompasses the most recent terminology on water and waste management. It is a handy reference for consultants, contractors and professional engineers as well as academics and students who need a quick definition to technical terms.

• Provides a handy reference for consultants, contractors and professional engineers as well as academics and students who need a quick definition to technical terms.
• References US, UK and European standards, legislation and spelling providing a global relevance
• Offers detailed coverage of the terminology of Stormwater management and flood management not found elsewhere

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750665254
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
10/14/2005
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
1.06(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

A-Z terminology.

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