Wastewater Microbiology / Edition 3

Wastewater Microbiology / Edition 3

by Gabriel Bitton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471650714

ISBN-13: 9780471650713

Pub. Date: 05/13/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Written by an international authority on environmental microbiology and virology, Wastewater Microbiology, Second Edition is an invaluable reference tool that provides readers with concise, up-to-date coverage of microbiological developments and public health aspects in the field of wastewater treatment. This new edition supplies readers with a basic background in…  See more details below

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Written by an international authority on environmental microbiology and virology, Wastewater Microbiology, Second Edition is an invaluable reference tool that provides readers with concise, up-to-date coverage of microbiological developments and public health aspects in the field of wastewater treatment. This new edition supplies readers with a basic background in microbiology, metabolism, and ecology and uses the principles and recent discoveries in engineering and microbiology to examine the practical issues of treatment, disinfection, and remediation. An authoritative guide for all researchers, administrators, and engineers in the field of microbiology, Wastewater Microbiology, Second Edition is also an essential reference for civil engineers, public health officials, and students involved in environmental sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471650713
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/13/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
772
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 10.14(h) x 1.59(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to the First Edition
Pt. AFundamentals of Microbiology1
1The Microbial World3
2Microbial Metabolism and Growth35
3Role of Microorganisms in Biogeochemical Cycles61
Pt. BPublic Health Microbiology89
4Pathogens and Parasites in Domestic Wastewater91
5Microbial Indicators of Fecal Contamination121
6Water and Wastewater Disinfection137
Pt. CWastewater and Water Treatment Microbiology169
7Introduction to Wastewater Treatment171
8Activated Sludge Process181
9Bulking and Foaming in Activated Sludge Plants207
10Processes Based on Attached Microbial Growth233
11Waste Stabilization Ponds247
12Sludge Microbiology259
13Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater and Biosolids281
14Biological Aerosols and Bioodors from Wastewater Treatment Plants303
15Microbiological Aspects of Drinking Water Treatment323
16Microbiological Aspects of Drinking Water Distribution341
17Pollution Control Biotechnology365
Pt. DTransformations and Toxic Effects of Chemicals in Wastewater Treatment Plants387
18Fate of Xenobiotics and Toxic Metals in Wastewater Treatment Plants389
19Toxicity Testing in Wastewater Treatment Plants Using Microorganisms413
Pt. EMicrobiology and Public Health Aspects of Wastewater Disposal and Reuse427
20Public Health Aspects of Wastewater and Biosolids Disposal on Land429
21Public Health Aspects of Wastewater and Biosolids Disposal in the Marine and Other Aquatic Environments449
22Wastewater Reuse461
References475
Index561

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