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Biofilm Reactors WEF MOP 35

Biofilm Reactors WEF MOP 35 Author Water Environment Federation
ISBN-10 9780071737081
Release 2010-09-29
Pages 608
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The latest Methods for Wastewater Treatment Using Fixed-Film Processes This Water Environment Federation resource provides complete coverage of pure fixed-film and hybrid treatment systems, along with details on their design, performance, and operational issues. Biofilm Reactors discusses factors that affect the design of the various processes, appropriate design criteria and procedures, modeling techniques, equipment requirements, and construction methods. Operational issues associated with each type of process are presented, including potential problems and corrective actions. Real-world case studies illustrate the application of the technologies presented in this authoritative volume. Biofilm Reactors covers: Biology of fixed-film processes Trickling filter and combined trickling filter suspended-growth process design and operation Rotating biological contactors Moving-bed biofilm reactors Hybrid processes Biological filters New and emerging fixed-film technologies Clarification Effluent filtration Development and application of models for integrated fixed-film activated sludge, moving-bed reactors, biological aerated filters, and trickling filters

Nutrient Removal WEF MOP 34

Nutrient Removal  WEF MOP 34 Author Water Environment Federation
ISBN-10 9780071737104
Release 2010-09-28
Pages 672
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The Latest Methods for Nutrient Removal from Wastewater This Water Environment Federation resource provides comprehensive information on biological and chemical methods for nitrogen and phosphorus removal from wastewater. Nutrient Removal covers environmental and regulatory issues and provides an integrated approach for combined nitrogen and phosphorus removal, including details on ammonia and dewatering liquors treatment. Natural treatment systems are also discussed in this definitive guide. Nutrient Removal covers: Nutrients and their effects on the environment Regulation of nutrients in the effluents of wastewater treatment plants Overview of the nutrient removal processes Principles of biological nitrogen removal Nitrification Nitrogen removal processes, configuration, and process-sizing criteria for combined nitrification and denitrification processes Chemical and biological phosphorus removal Sidestream nitrogen removal Structured process models for nutrient removal Troubleshooting for full-scale nutrient removal facilities Aquatic natural treatment systems

Solids Process Design and Management

Solids Process Design and Management Author Water Environment Federation
ISBN-10 9780071780964
Release 2012-07-04
Pages 1152
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The Definitive Guide to Solids Treatment and Management This authoritative resource is essential for professionals involved in the design, approval, and operation of municipal solids treatment and disposal systems. Solids Process Design and Management contains the latest information on public outreach and involvement, waste minimization, anaerobic and aerobic digestion, odors, and treatment and utilization of green gases. Significant advancements in equipment, technologies, and processes as well as improved planning, design, and management practices are addressed in this comprehensive manual. Coverage includes: Conveyance of wastewater residuals Chemical conditioning Thickening Sludge minimization technologies Dewatering and composting Alkaline treatment Thermal drying and oxidation Disinfection and stabilization processes Pyrolysis and gasification Transport and storage Sidestreams from solids treatment processes Instrumentation and monitoring Landfill management systems And much more

The MBR Book

The MBR Book Author Simon Judd
ISBN-10 0080465102
Release 2011-04-18
Pages 344
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The use of membranes is increasing throughout industry, and particularly the water industry.The municipal water industry, which is concerned with the provision of clean drinking water to the population, is a big user and developer of membrane technology which helps it to provide water free of pathogens, chemicals, odours and unwanted tastes. Municipal authorities also have to process sewage and waste water, and membranes are used extensively in these processes. The MBR Book covers all important aspects of Membrane BioReactors in water and waste water treatment, from the fundamentals of the processes via design principles to MBR technologies. Industrial case studies help interpret actual results and give pointers for best practice. Useful appendices provide data on commercial membranes and international membrane organisations. * Major growth area in the water industries * Internationally-known author * Principles and practice, backed by case studies

Activated Sludge

Activated Sludge Author
ISBN-10 1572781734
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 211
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This second edition of Activated Sludge, MOP OM-9, represents the most complete information source for the activated sludge process. Well-established design standards based on empirical data have evolved over the years. Despite these advances, poor process performance can still be present problems for many plants. The objective of this manual is to help wastewater professionals acquire a greater knowledge of the process, solve performance problems, and improve operations. This manual serves as the Federation's primary reference for operation of the activated sludge process. It includes the most up to date information on: Process control to include strategies for controlling the biomass inventory, Energy use and energy-saving opportunities, Procedures used for solving common operational problems to include new information on troubleshooting for nitrogen and phosphorus removal systems, Plus a new section on Aerobic Digestion.

Spreadsheets for MBBR Process Design Calculations

Spreadsheets for MBBR Process Design Calculations Author Harlan Bengtson
ISBN-10 1520406959
Release 2017-01-17
Pages 37
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Background description of MBBR (moving bed biofilm reactor) wastewater treatment process as an attached growth process using plastic carriers on which the biofilm grows. Flow diagrams are shown for BOD removal and for nitrification, including single stage and two stage processes. Discussion of process design calculations, including the surface area loading rate (SALR) and its use to calculate the carrier surface area needed and the MBBR tank volume needed. Example process design calculations are included for a single stage BOD removal MBBR process, a two stage BOD removal MBBR process, a two stage MBBR process for BOD removal and nitrification and for a single stage nitrification MBBR process. Each of the example calculations includes a screenshot of a spreadsheet for carrying out the MBBR process design calculation for that example.

Correlations of Soil and Rock Properties in Geotechnical Engineering

Correlations of Soil and Rock Properties in Geotechnical Engineering Author Jay Ameratunga
ISBN-10 9788132226291
Release 2015-12-11
Pages 228
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This book presents a one-stop reference to the empirical correlations used extensively in geotechnical engineering. Empirical correlations play a key role in geotechnical engineering designs and analysis. Laboratory and in situ testing of soils can add significant cost to a civil engineering project. By using appropriate empirical correlations, it is possible to derive many design parameters, thus limiting our reliance on these soil tests. The authors have decades of experience in geotechnical engineering, as professional engineers or researchers. The objective of this book is to present a critical evaluation of a wide range of empirical correlations reported in the literature, along with typical values of soil parameters, in the light of their experience and knowledge. This book will be a one-stop-shop for the practising professionals, geotechnical researchers and academics looking for specific correlations for estimating certain geotechnical parameters. The empirical correlations in the forms of equations and charts and typical values are collated from extensive literature review, and from the authors' database.

Activated Sludge and Aerobic Biofilm Reactors

Activated Sludge and Aerobic Biofilm Reactors Author Marcos von Sperling
ISBN-10 9781843391654
Release 2007-01
Pages 322
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The first part of the book is devoted to the activated sludge process, covering the removal of organic matter, nitrogen and phosphorus. A detailed analysis of the biological reactor (aeration tank) and the final sedimentation tanks is provided. The second part of the book covers aerobic biofilm reactors, especially trickling filters, rotating biological contractors and submerged aerated biofilters. For all the systems, the book presents in a clear and informative way the main concepts, working principles, expected removal efficiencies, design criteria, design examples, construction aspects and operational guidelines.

Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants

Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants Author Joint Task Force of the Water Environment Federation and the American Society of Civil Engineers
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105000169123
Release 1992
Pages 1592
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Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants book for free.

Hydraulic Fracturing Operations

Hydraulic Fracturing Operations Author Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
ISBN-10 9781119099994
Release 2015-01-28
Pages 792
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Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” is a technique used by the oil and gas industry to mine hydrocarbons trapped deep beneath the Earth’s surface. The principles underlying the technology are not new. Fracking was first applied at the commercial level in the United States as early as 1947, and over the decades it has been applied in various countries including Canada, the UK, and Russia. The author worked with engineering teams as early as the mid-1970s in evaluating ways to improve oil recovery from this practice. By and large fracking was not an economically competitive process and had limited applications until the early 2000s. Several factors altered the importance of this technology, among them being significant technological innovations in drilling practices with impressive high tech tools for exploration, well construction and integrity, and recovery along with discoveries of massive natural gas reserves in the United States and other parts of the world. These factors have catapulted the application of the technology to what is best described as the gold rush of the 21st century, with exploration and natural gas plays proceeding at a pace that seemingly is unrivaled by any historical industrial endeavor. But this level of activity has invoked widespread criticism from concerned citizens and environmental groups in almost every nation across the Globe. This outstanding new volume offers the industry a handbook of environmental management practices that can mitigate risks to the environment and, through best practices and current technologies, to conform to the current standards and regulations that are in place to provide the world with the energy it needs while avoiding environmental damage. For the new hire, veteran engineer, and student alike, this is a one-of-a-kind volume, a must-have for anyone working in hydraulic fracturing.

Biological Wastewater Treatment Process Design Calculations

Biological Wastewater Treatment Process Design Calculations Author Harlan Bengtson
ISBN-10 1520316410
Release 2017-01-07
Pages 103
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Description of three biological wastewater treatment processes, activated sludge, MBBR (moving bed biofilm reactor), and MBR (membrane bioreactor). Each of these processes is described and discussed in turn. For each of them there is background information about the process, a general description of the process, and description of the process design calculations for that process along with examples illustrating those calculations. Use of spreadsheets for the calculations is covered also, including numerous screenshots of spreadsheets set up to make the various calculations discussed in the book.

Advances in Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology

Advances in Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology Author T. Matsuo
ISBN-10 0080526543
Release 2001-08-14
Pages 336
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This book is the result of the international symposium, "Establishment and Evaluation of Advanced Water Treatment Technology Systems Using Functions of Complex Microbial Community", organized in 2000 at the University of Tokyo. The volume presents the most recent progress in application of microbial community analysis, health-related microorganisms management, nutrient removal, waste sludge minimization and materials recovery, and water management in tropical countries. Included in this work are the following major topics in wastewater treatment: application of various innovative techniques of molecular biology such as FISH, DGGE to microbial community analysis of various types of wastewater treatment; microbial aspect of biological removal of nitrogen and phosphorus; emission of nitrous oxide during nitrogen transformation; reduction of sludge production in the wastewater treatment process using membrane and material recovery of biopolymer and cell of photosynthetic bacteria. Health-related microbiology in water supply and water management using recent innovative molecular biological tools is presented and health risk management is discussed. The practical application of wastewater treatment in developing countries, especially tropical countries is also reviewed. Researchers in the field of environmental engineering and applied microbiology, and practical engineers who wish to learn the most recent progress in the microbiological aspect of water and wastewater management, will find this book a useful tool.

Biotechnological Applications of Cold Adapted Organisms

Biotechnological Applications of Cold Adapted Organisms Author Rosa Margesin
ISBN-10 9783642586071
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 339
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How can industry profit from the biochemical tricks of cold-adapted organisms? This book covers a range of aspects in this fascinating field, from genetic tools to environmental biotechnology.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Handbook

Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Handbook Author Water Environment Federation
ISBN-10 1572782714
Release 2012
Pages 191
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"Prepared by the 'Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Handbook' Task Force of the 'Water Environment Federation' --p. [iii]

Biological Wastewater Treatment in Warm Climate Regions

Biological Wastewater Treatment in Warm Climate Regions Author Marcos Von Sperling
ISBN-10 9781843390022
Release 2005-09-30
Pages 1496
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Biological Wastewater Treatment in Warm Climate Regions gives a state-of-the-art presentation of the science and technology of biological wastewater treatment, particularly domestic sewage. The book covers the main treatment processes used worldwide with wastewater treatment in warm climate regions given a particular emphasis where simple, affordable and sustainable solutions are required. This comprehensive book presents in a clear and informative way the basic principles of biological wastewater treatment, including theory and practice, and covering conception, design and operation. In order to ensure the practical and didactic view of the book, 371 illustrations, 322 summary tables and 117 examples are included. All major wastewater treatment processes are covered by full and interlinked design examples which are built up throughout the book, from the determination of wastewater characteristics, the impact of discharge into rivers and lakes, the design of several wastewater treatment processes and the design of sludge treatment and disposal units. The 55 chapters are divided into 7 parts over two volumes: Volume One: (1) Introduction to wastewater characteristics, treatment and disposal; (2) Basic principles of wastewater treatment; (3) Stabilisation ponds; (4) Anaerobic reactors; Volume Two: (5) Activated sludge; (6) Aerobic biofilm reactors; (7) Sludge treatment and disposal. As well as being an ideal textbook, Biological Wastewater Treatment in Warm Climate Regions is an important reference for practising professionals such as engineers, biologists, chemists and environmental scientists, acting in consulting companies, water authorities and environmental agencies.

Sludge Treatment and Disposal

Sludge Treatment and Disposal Author Cleverson Vitorio Andreoli
ISBN-10 9781843391661
Release 2007-01
Pages 241
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Sludge treatment and disposal is the sixth volume in the series Biological wastewater treatment. The book covers in a clear and didactic way the sludge characteristics, production, treatment (thickening, dewatering, stabilisation, pathogens removal) and disposal (land application for agricultural purposes, sanitary landfills, landfarming and other methods). Environmental and public health issues are also fully described. 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 4: Anaerobic reactors Volume 5: Activated sludge and aerobic biofilm reactors Volume 6: Sludge treatment and disposal

A Practical Approach to Water Conservation for Commercial and Industrial Facilities

A Practical Approach to Water Conservation for Commercial and Industrial Facilities Author Mohan Seneviratne
ISBN-10 0080525067
Release 2007-07-11
Pages 400
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Industry and commerce use vast amounts of water and in some parts of the world water is becoming a scarce commodity. We need to take more care in our future use of water, and this book is a 'best practice' manual for industrial and commercial users world-wide. It offers a practical account of the measures which can be taken to re-educate industrial and commercial users in the techniques of water saving and re-use anywhere in the world. The principles are covered in detail and supported by examples from specific industries and commercial operations. Author Mohan Seneviratne is Manager of Sydney Water's 'Every Drop Counts Business Program', which won the prestigious 2006 Stockholm Industry Water Award in recognition of how the utility is working in partnership with business, industry and government to help ensure the long-term sustainability of Sydney’s water supply. * The first book to cover water conservation for industrial users from processing plants to pubs and clubs * Provides practical advice on implementing water conservation for users in various industry sectors * Written by a practicing water conservation consultant