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Ecological Engineering for Wastewater Treatment




ISBN 9780873719902
Published December 20, 1996 by CRC Press
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Book Description

The new science of ecological engineering is winning increasing acceptance all over the world. Established industrial economies like Sweden and the United States are investing more in it as initial skepticism and regulatory hurdles are giving way to burgeoning investments by companies and municipalities, increased research activity, and great interest by the public. Less-developed countries are investigating inexpensive and effective ways to build their wastewater treatment infrastructure with ecological engineering. Eastern European countries and the former Soviet Union are turning to ecological engineering to solve their acute pollution problems.
Ecological Engineering for Wastewater Treatment, Second Edition, presents comprehensive coverage of topics ranging from wastewater source separation at the household level to the use of huge, natural wetlands. It is an updated description of the state of the art, intended as a tool for teaching and inspiring the management of wastewater as a resource, one of the keys to sustainable development. In this Second Edition, existing chapters have been updated, new chapters have been added, and a comprehensive index has been added.

Table of Contents

Ecological Engineering: The Roots and Rationale of a New Ecological Paradigm, W.J. Mitsch
The Function of Ecological Engineering in Environmental Conservation with Some Case Studies from China, Y. Jingsong and M. Shijun
Aquaculture and Its Role in Ecological Wastewater Treatment, L. Sifa
Ecosystems Approach to Low-Cost Sanitation in India: Where the People Know Better, D. Ghosh
Wastewater-Fed Fishculture in Hungary, J. Oláh and
F. Pekár
Land-Based Systems, Constructed Wetlands, and Aquatic Plant Systems in the United States: An Overview, G. Tchobanoglous
Ecological Engineering for Wastewater Treatment: Theoretical Foundations and Practical Realities, B. Guterstam
Stensund Wastewater Aquaculture: The Building, B. Warne
Ecological Engineering and the Visionary Landscape, J. Todd
Solar Wastewater Treatment in Denmark: Demonstration Project at "Danish Folkecenter for Renewable Energy," J. Hinge and H. Stewart
Resource-Saving and Ecological Aspects of Using Wastewater from Eel Breeding as a Source of Nutrients, Water, and Carbon Dioxide for Plant Production, G. Jungersen
Living with Your Waste/Wastewater, J. Saxgren
Energy Budget for a Polyculture-Based Wastewater Treatment System, H. Stewart, G. Chan, and J. Hinge
A Plan for a Community Greenhouse and Waste Treatment Facility for Cold Climate Regions, R. Crosby
A Diagnostic and Ecological Approach to the Purification of Sewage, Toxic Substances, and Water Bodies, K.F. Ehrlich, M.-C. Cantin, and A. Turcotte
Contributions of Marshes and Salt Marshes to Ecological Engineering, J. Teal
The Role of Plants in Subsurface Flow Constructed Wetlands, K. Hofmann
Wastewater Nutrient Removal and Recovery in an Infiltration Wetland, K. Sundblad and H.-B. Wittgren
Seasonal Variations in the Efficiency of Nutrient Removal from Domestic Effluent in a Quasi-Natural Field of Reeds (Phragmites communis), H. Obarska-Pempkowiak
Sand and Plant Filter Systems, J. Heeb and B. Züst
Submerged Macrophytes for Recovery of Eutrophied Waters, T. Gumbricht
Wastewater Treatment by Constructed Wetlands in the Norwegian Climate: Pretreatment and Optimal Design, P.D. Jenssen, T. Krogstad, and T. Mœhlum
Perspectives on Vegetated Shoals, Ponds, and Ditches as Extensive Outdoor Systems of Wastewater Treatment in Estonia, Ü. Mander, O. Matt, and U. Nugin
Ecological Engineering for Wastewater Control in Agricultural Catchment Areas: Three Case Studies from Estonia, Ü. Mander, V. Kuusemets, A. Järvet, K. Häberli, T. Nõges, A. Tuvikene, and T. Mauring
Recovery of Small Rivers in Latvia, A. Urtans
Environmental Restoration Project in Poland: The Application of New Ideas, J. Niemczynowicz
Contamination of Groundwater near Landfills in Poland and Possibilities for Protecting it Using Plants, M. Agopsowicz
Ecologically Sound Wastewater Treatment: Concepts and Implementation, P.D. Jenssen and A. Vatn
Ecological Approaches to Wastewater Management in Urban Regions in The Netherlands, T. Deelstra and R. uit de Bosch
Graywater Recycling in Urban Areas, P. Thomas and J. Zeisel
Commercial Prospects for Ecological Engineering, S. Peterson
Biological Surfaces, Metabolic Capacitance, Growth, and Differentiation: A Theoretical Exploration of Thermodynamic, Economic, and Material Efficiencies in Fluid Purification Systems, P.S. Mankiewicz
Ecological Approaches to Treatment of Wastewater from Potato Processing, M. Merisaar
The Ecological Development of Pärnu Sewerage and Treatment System, U. Asmus and R. Vaba
Ecological Effects of Human Activity on the Couric Lagoon and the Coastal Zone of Lithuania, K. Vaizgantas and L. Lazauskiene
Ecological Engineering for Increased Production and Environmental Improvement in Open Sea Aquaculture, N. Kautsky, M. Troell, and C. Folke
The Personal Laboratory: Thinking Tools, J. de Sousa Pires
The Environmental Technology Center, K. Lerum
The Awareness of the Engineer as an Integral Part of Ecological Wastewater Treatment, A. Ismond
A Living Symbol of Participatory Ecology: Wastewater, Groundwater, and Air Purification Schematics for the René Dubos Bioshelter, Planned South Transept of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, W.C. Kinsinger, P.S. Mankiewicz, and J.A. Mankiewicz
Case Studies
Suburban Ecovillage, Farsta
An Urban Fringe Area, Uttringe Hage
Ecovillage Nacka
Pharmaceutical Industry Wastewater, Kabi
Tullgarn Royal Castle
Nya Nyköping
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