Industrial Water Quality, 4th Ed.
By W. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr., Davis L. Ford, and Andrew Englande, Jr ., 2008, Hardback, 956 pages, ISBN 0071548661 / 9780071548663
The classic guide to controlling industrial water pollution–updated with the latest regulations and new technologies
Turn to the Fourth Edition of Industrial Water Quality for guidance on state-of-the-art methods for optimizing or upgrading existing wastewater treatment systems, as well as selecting the best treatment options to solve specific wastewater problems. This hands-on tool reflects today’s more stringent water-quality regulations and the new technologies developed to meet them. Filled with examples and case studies from a variety of industries, the book covers reverse osmosis or alternative membrane processes and discusses Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) processes.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Source and Characteristics of Industrial Wastewaters
Chapter 2. Wastewater Treatment Processes
Chapter 3. Pre- and Primary Treatment
Chapter 4. Coagulation, Precipitation and Metals Removal
Chapter 5. Aeration and Mass Transfer
Chapter 6. Principles of Aerobic Biological Oxidation
Chapter 7. Biological Wastewater Treatment Processes
Chapter 8. Adsorption
Chapter 9. Ion Exchange
Chapter 10. Chemical Oxidation
Chapter 11. Sludge Handling and Disposal
Chapter 12. Miscellaneous Treatment Processes
Chapter 13. Pollution Sources and Control of Residuals from Exploration and Production of Oil and Natural Gas
Chapter 14. Chlorinated Compounds, VOCs, and Odor Control
Chapter 15. Waste Minimization and Water Reuse
Chapter 16. Allocation of Superfund Disposal Site Response Costs
Chapter 17. Industrial Pretreatment
Chapter 18. Environmental Economics
W.Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., provides technical direction and management of wastewater projects at AquAeTer.
Davis L. Ford, Ph.D., P.E., (Austin, TX) is president of Davis L. Ford Associates, an environmental consulting firm.
Andrew J. Englande, Jr., Ph.D., P.E., is a professor in the Department of Environmental
Health Sciences at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.