Sewage and Industrial Effluent Treatment / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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This book provides plant managers, operators and consultantswith a practical guide to the equipment and techniques availablefor improving the standard of effluent discharges from factoriesand treatment plants, to comply with the tougher discharge limitsthat the regulatory bodies now require.
The book reviews both established and new techniques and showshow to maximise their potential by providing a wide range ofoptions. Success the first time around is emphasized.
The text concentrates on minimising waste and maximisingsavings, including recycling. Practicality and simplicity ofapproach are stressed, with a range of case studies to demonstratetheir approach.
The book has been updated to include a review of developmentssince the first edition was published and features a new chapter oncesspools, septic tanks and small treatment plants.
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.89(d)|
About the Author
As a scientist in charge of laboratories based at sewage workssites, he acquired much practical operating experience. Tradeeffluent control, plant commissioning and survey work also camewithin his remit.
In 1988, as a Principal Scientist, he took over the managementof Thames Water’s second largest laboratory at Reading. Thishad responsibility for rive and potable water analysis and laterthe analysis connected with the evaluation of the majorrefurbishment programme at wastewater plants then inprogress.
In late 1990, he formed his own consultancy in Walton-on-Thamesand has subsequently established a considerable portfolio ofclients including major environmental consultancies, most of the UKwater companies and two government departments. His work involvessite audits and appraisals of wastewater treatment plant, advisingon design and treatment options, providing expert advice in legalcases and compiling the relevant sections of large environmentalaudits and assessments for due diligence cases or publicenquiries.
Teaching duties include a series of lectures on wastewatermethods to postgraduate university students at Brunel and SurreyUniversities and in-house training for plant operations.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgements; Common Abbreviations Used in the Water Industry; Introduction; Preliminary treatment; Suspended solids removal by settlement and flotation; Metal removal methods; Biological treatment methods; Sludge treatment and disposal; Cesspools, septic tanks and small sewage treatment plant; Developments in wastewater treatment; Sampling and analysis; Case histories; Appendices; Index