Land Treatment Systems for Municipal and Industrial Wastes

by: Ronald W. Crites


Abstract: A to Z guide to soil/plant/microbe-based wastewater treatment. Engineers and planners eager to benefit from the cost efficiencies and convenience of land treatment of waste will find practical guidelines in this comprehensive manual. It covers soil hydraulics, vegetation selection, site selection, field investigations, preapplication treatment and storage, and transmission and distribution of wastewater introduced to: Design procedures and appropriate uses for each of the three land treatment processes: soils, plants, and microbiological agents; Special attributes of food processing wastewater, with 6 case studies; The use of biosolids produced by mechanical treatment systems as crop nutrients; Options for preapplication treatment, including ponds and constructed wetlands and much more
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Title: Land Treatment Systems for Municipal and Industrial Wastes

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2000 McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780070610408

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Ronald W. Crites is the author of this McGraw-Hill Professional publication.

Description: A to Z guide to soil/plant/microbe-based wastewater treatment. Engineers and planners eager to benefit from the cost efficiencies and convenience of land treatment of waste will find practical guidelines in this comprehensive manual. It covers soil hydraulics, vegetation selection, site selection, field investigations, preapplication treatment and storage, and transmission and distribution of wastewater introduced to: Design procedures and appropriate uses for each of the three land treatment processes: soils, plants, and microbiological agents; Special attributes of food processing wastewater, with 6 case studies; The use of biosolids produced by mechanical treatment systems as crop nutrients; Options for preapplication treatment, including ponds and constructed wetlands and much more