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The Industrial Wastewater Systems Handbook

1st Edition

By Ralph L. Stephenson, James B. Blackburn, Jr.

CRC Press

544 pages

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Description

From explanations of laws and regulations to hands-on design and operation-the Handbook has it covered!

Reviews

"The handbook provides an extensive discussion of biological treatments and describes how to calculate and control emissions from industrial wastewater."-Civil Engineering February 1999

Table of Contents

Prologue - What is Water?

Introduction

Characteristics of Water

How to Use this Handbook

References

U.S. Laws and Regulations

Introduction

Reference Sources for Laws and Regulations

Summary of U.S. Government Laws and Regulations

Natural Resource Statutes

Residual Management Statutes

Clean Water Act - An Overview

Water Quality Standards

Permitting and Water Quality Standards

Zero Discharge

Technology-Forcing Standards under the Clean Water Act

Enforcement under the Clean Water Act

Spill Liability: §311 of the CWA and the Oil Pollution Act of 1990

Oil Pollution Act of 1990

The Corps of Engineers' §404 Permit Program

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, Title III (SARA Title III)

Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA)

Summary

References

International Treaties, Laws, and Regulations

Introduction

International Treaties

Oil Related Treaties

ISO 14000

World Bank Standards

Miscellaneous Foreign Laws and Regulations

Wastewater System Planning and Analysis

Introduction

References and Standards

Planning the Plan

Wastewater System Base Line Data Production

Statistical Analysis

Sampling and Analysis Plans

Treatability and Pilot Studies

Design Basis and Regulatory Reviews

Construction Materials

References

Wastewater Collection Systems

Introduction

References and Standards

Regulatory Requirements

RCRA

NESHAP and HON

VOC

Collection and Conveyance (Sewer) Systems

Stormwater Systems

Process Wastewaters

Stormwater System Design and Analysis

Process Sewer Design and Analysis

Computer Programs

References

Equalization and Storage Systems

Introduction

Equalization Techniques

Flow Equalization

Constituent Equalization

Design of Equalization Tanks

Physical Processes

Introduction

Grit Removal and Screens

Low Solids Flux Rate Unit Processes

High Solids Flux Rate Unit Processes

Presses and Filters for Sludge Dewatering

Incineration

Tertiary Treatment Physical Unit Processes

Filtration

Stripping

Membrane Separation

Mixing

Mixing Fundamentals

Designing Mixers for the Desired Process Response

Mixing Systems for Suspension of Solids in Liquids

Selecting Agitators for Dispersing Gas into Tanks

Drive Trains for Turbine Agitators

Shafts, Seals, and Impellers

Scale-Up Techniques for Turbine Agitators

References

Chemical Treatment Processes

Introduction

Precipitation

Chemical Feed System Design

Oxidation

Ion Exchange

Electrodialysis

References

Biological Treatment Processes

Introduction

Anaerobic Treatment

Facultative Treatment

Aerobic Treatment

Secondary Clarifiers

Aeration Systems Design

Secondary Clarifier Design

Other Biological Unit Processes

References

VOCs in Wastewater

Introduction

Industry Descriptions

Volatile Organic Compound Emissions During Wastewater Collection and Treatment

Volatile Organic Compound Emission Control Techniques

Computer Modeling

References

Sludge and Solid Wastes Management

Introduction

Landfills

Specialized Unit Processes

Introduction

Spent Caustic Treatment

Spent Amines

References

Instrumentation

Introduction

Instrumentation and Automation Techniques

Transducers

Transmission Links

Receiving Mechanisms

Controllers

Process Measurements

Flow Control

Level Control

Overall Process Control

The Waste Treatment Process

Component Evaluation of Wastewater Instrumentation and Controls

Instrumentation Schematic Drawings

References

Glossary of Wastewater and Environmental Terms

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC009060
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply