Offers information on the treatment of water and wastewater for municipal, sanitary and industrial applications, focusing on unit operations and processes that serve the broadest range of users. Wastewater treatement unit operations, including filtration, flotation, chemical coagulation, flocculation and sedimentation, as well as advanced technologies, are discussed.
". . .a collection of exact and useful information relating to the treatment of water and wastewater for municipal, sanitary, and industrial uses. . . . . .easy to read and will hold considerable interest for those not directly connected to water treatments. . .a wealth of information. . . "
Water characteristics; dissolved matter; preliminary treatment; coagulation/mixing; gravity separation/sedimentation; biological treatment; filtration in granular media; mechanical filtration; centrifugal separation; activated carbon/ion exchange; heavy metals/cyanide treatment; disinfection; membrane processes; water treatment for steam/cooling towers; sewage odors and control; ground-water remediation; instrumentation; pumps.