Dictionary of Water and Waste Management (Hardback)
  • Dictionary of Water and Waste Management (Hardback)

Dictionary of Water and Waste Management (Hardback)

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Hardback 480 Pages / Published: 31/07/2005
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Water and waste management covers the design, building and operation of plants for water treatment and supply, sewerage, wastewater treatment and disposal, and solid waste treatment and disposal. Since the last edition in 2002 there has been an increasing importance on the issues reflecting climate change. This is particularly important when the result of this change must be managed and controlled to maintain an amenity such as water supply. This new edition includes many new entries on the topics of stormwater management and flood management, as well as the new EU Directives that cover this field. With over 7000 terms, this dictionary encompasses the most recent terminology on water and waste management. It is a handy reference for consultants, contractors and professional engineers as well as academics and students who need a quick definition to technical terms. The Dictionary covers such areas as: Water resources and hydrology Drinking water quality Waterborne diseases Public Health Water treatment Wastewater treatment Sludge treatment Air pollution & air pollution control Solid Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management Pipeline Management Environmental Management systems Co-published with Butterworth-Heinemann

Publisher: IWA Publishing
ISBN: 9781843391036
Number of pages: 480
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 18 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

'This is an important and timely dictionary that all libraries supporting programs in waste
management, environmental studies, and hydrology should have in their collections. Highly
recommended for all libraries.'- Choice
"The Dictionary of Water and Waste Management is a comprehensive reference guide that covers water and waste treatment as well as management." - Industrial Environmental Management
"Definitions of words, phrases and abbreviations... are clearly explained in simple layman's
terms. The range of words is comprehensive, notching up a total of 439 pages, including an appendix of unit conversion factors." - Industrial Environmental Management

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