Introduction to Water Resource Recovery Facility Design, Second Edition by Water Environment Federation

Introduction to Water Resource Recovery Facility Design, Second Edition

byWater Environment Federation

Hardcover | September 15, 2014

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Fully updated for the latest regulations and standards, the second edition of this renowned Water Environment Federation book provides students and practicing engineers with authoritative information on state-of-the art facility design and treatment processes.

The text addresses the challenges of the design engineer's job--to incorporate new technology and innovations while producing a facility that will perform as expected under variable and unpredictable loadings. Introduction to Water Resource Recovery Facility Design, Second Edition, also offers guidance on designing facilities with the flexibility to allow modifications to meet more-stringent treatment requirements as environmental regulations evolve.

Comprehensive coverage includes:

  • The design process
  • Hydraulics
  • Preliminary treatment
  • Primary treatment
  • Suspended-growth biological treatment
  • Attached-growth biological treatment
  • Biological nutrient removal
  • Natural treatment systems
  • Physical and chemical processes
  • Ancillary processes
  • Production and transport of wastewater solids
  • Conditioning of solids
  • Stabilization
  • Thickening, dewatering, and drying solids
  • Beneficial use and ultimate disposal

    Introduction to Water Resource Recovery Facility Design, Second Edition, includes a digital companion Student Workbook containing more than 200 design examples and study problems related to every aspect of water resource recovery facility design. The Student Workbook can be downloaded through the Water Environment Federation store at

About The Author

Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. WEF members, Member Associations and staff proudly work to achieve our mission to provide bold l...

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Title:Introduction to Water Resource Recovery Facility Design, Second EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.5 × 7.7 × 1.51 inPublished:September 15, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071850449

ISBN - 13:9780071850445

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Extra Content

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Fundamentals
Chapter 2 The Design Process
Chapter 3 Plant Hydraulics
Chapter 4 Preliminary Treatment
Chapter 5 Primary Treatment
Chapter 6 Suspended-Growth Biological Treatment
Chapter 7 Attached-Growth Biological Treatment
Chapter 8 Biological Nutrient Removal
Chapter 9 Natural Treatment Systems
Chapter 10 Physical and Chemical Treatment
Chapter 11 Ancillary Processes
Chapter 12 Production and Transport of Wastewater Solids
Chapter 13 Conditioning of Solids
Chapter 14 Stabilization
Chapter 15 Thickening, Dewatering, and Drying Solids
Chapter 16 Beneficial Use and Ultimate Disposal
Appendix A Conversion Table for Acceptable Units