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Wastewater Treatment

Advanced Processes and Technologies, 1st Edition

Edited by D. G. Rao, R. Senthilkumar, J. Anthony Byrne, S. Feroz

CRC Press

388 pages | 94 B/W Illus.

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Due to the heterogeneous nature of water streams from diverse domestic and industrial sources, and the equally diverse nature of pollutants that can be physical, chemical, and biological in nature, their treatment methods also must be varied in nature. Responding to this complex situation, Wastewater Treatment: Advanced Processes and Technologies presents important concepts, technologies, and issues, essentially distilling the information into actionable treatment methods for various types of pollutants.

Edited by experts in the field, the book explores recent advances in wastewater treatment by various technologies such as chemical methods, biochemical methods, membrane separation techniques, and by application of Fenton and solar photo Fenton methods. It emphasizes new technologies that produce clean water and energy from the wastewater treatment process and addresses sustainable water reclamation, biomembrane treatment processes and advanced oxidation processes for wastewater treatment.

The editors and chapter authors judiciously blend coverage of treatment processes and technologies, making the diverse subject matter as comprehensible as possible. They tackle the difficulties of covering the gamut of advanced processes and technologies available concisely, without losing the rigor and details required for the information to be useful and applicable. Equations, figures, photographs, tables, case studies, examples, and references support the information provided in the text. These features combine to make the book an authoritative resource and practical tool for resolving wastewater treatment issues.

Table of Contents

Introduction, D.G. Rao, R. Senthilkumar, J.A. Byrne, and S. Feroz

Solar Photo-Fenton as Advanced Oxidation Technology for Water Reclamation, Sixto Malato Rodríguez, Nikolaus Klamerth, Isabel Oller Alberola, and Ana Zapata Sierra

Solar Photocatalytic Treatment of Wastewater, J.A. Byrne and P. Fernández-Ibáñez

Advanced Oxidation Processes: Basics and Applications, Rakshit Ameta, Anil Kumar, P. B. Punjabi, and Suresh C. Ameta

Impinging-Jet Ozone Bubble Column Reactors, Mahad S. Baawain

Biological Treatment of Wastewaters: Recent Trends and Advancements, K. Vijayaraghavan

Removal of Heavy Metals by Seaweeds in Wastewater Treatment, R. Senthilkumar, M. Velan, and S. Feroz

Microbial Treatment of Heavy Metals, Oil and Radioactive Contamination in Wastewaters, Sourish Karmakar, Arka Pravo Kundu, Kanika Kundu, and Subir Kundu

Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment in Tapered Fluidized Bed Reactor, R. Parthiban

Treatment of Effluent Waters in Food Processing Industries, D. G. Rao, N. Meyyappan, and S. Feroz

Removal of Lower-Molecular-Weight Substances from Water and Wastewater: Challenges and Solutions, V. Jegatheesan, J. Virkutyte, L. Shu, J. Allen, Y. Wang, E. Searston, Z. P. Xu, J. Naylor, S. Pinchon, C. Teil, D. Navaratna, and H. K. Shon

Treatment and Reuse Potential of Graywater from Urban Households in Oman, Mushtaque Ahmed, Abdullah Al-Buloshi, and Ahmed Al-Maskary

Anaerobic Fixed Bed Reactor for Treatment of Industrial Wastewater, Joseph V. Thanikal

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply