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Wetland Systems to Control Urban Runoff integrates natural and constructed wetlands, and sustainable drainage techniques into traditional water and wastewater systems used to treat surface runoff and associated diffuse pollution. The first part of the text introduces the fundamentals of water quality management, and water and wastewater treatment. The remaining focus of the text is on reviewing treatment technologies, disinfection issues, sludge treatment and disposal options, and current case studies related to constructed wetlands applied for runoff and diffuse pollution treatment. Professionals and students will be interested in the detailed design, operation, management, process control and water quality monitoring and applied modeling issues.

* Contains a comprehensive collection of timely, novel and innovative research case studies in the area of wetland systems applied for the treatment of urban runoff
* Demonstrates to practitioners how natural and constructed wetland systems can be integrated into traditional wastewater systems, which are predominantly applied for the treatment of surface runoff and diffuse pollution
* Assesses the design, operation, management and water treatment performance of sustainable urban drainage systems including constructed wetlands

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"Dr. Scholz successfully presents a book appealing to readers with different levels of experience and knowledge..."

--Magazine of the IEMA, December 2006

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780444527349
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/13/2006
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 0.81 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Water Quality Standards
2 Water Treatment
3 Sewage Treatment
4 Organic Effluent
5 Stream Pollution and Effluent Standards
6 Preliminary Treatment
7 Primary Treatment
8 Theory of Settling
9 Coagulation and Flocculation
10 Sludge Blanket Clarifiers
11 Flotation System
12 Slow Filtration
13 Rapid Filtration
14 Biological Treatment
15 Biological Filtration
16 Constructed Wetlands
17 Rotating Biological Contactors
18 Activated Sludge Processes
19 Iron and Manganese Removal
20 Water Softening
21 Water Microbiology
22 Disinfection
23 Sludge Treatment and Disposal
24 Wetlands Treating Contaminated Stream Water
25 Wetland Systems to Control Roof Runoff
26 Wetlands Treating Road Runoff
28 Modelling of Constructed Wetland Performance
29 Infiltration Wetland Systems
30 Sustainable Urban Drainage System Model
31 Natural Wetlands Treating Diffuse Pollution
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