Originally published in 1965, this case study of the beet sugar industry undertaken by George O. G. Lof and Allen V. Kneese illustrates the economic importance of water to industry. This study delves into the history and technology of the beet sugar industry to demonstrate the economic impact of the water environment and how water waste can be reduced in other industries. This title will be of interest to students of environmental studies.
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. Introduction 2. The Industry and Its Use of Water 3. The Water Technology of the Industry 4. Water and Waste in U.S. Plants 5. Economic Implications; Appendix A Water Usage Relationships by Regression Analysis; Appendix B Questionnaire on Industrial Plant Water Supply and Waste Disposal; Appendix C Water Use Survey Supplementary Questionnaire