Water Resources and Control Processes: Volume 4 - Handbook of Environmental Engineering 4 (Hardback)
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Water Resources and Control Processes: Volume 4 - Handbook of Environmental Engineering 4 (Hardback)

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Hardback 496 Pages / Published: 27/01/1987
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The past few years have seen the emergence of a growing, widespread desire in this country, and indeed everywhere, that positive actions be taken to restore the quality of our environment, and to protect it from the degrading effects of all forms of pollution-air, noise, solid waste, and water. Since pollution is a direct or indirect consequence of waste, if there is no waste, there can be no pollution, and the seemingly idealistic demand for "zero discharge" can be construed as a demand for zero waste. However, as long as there is waste, we can only attempt to abate the consequent pollution by converting it to a less noxious form. In those instances in which a particular type of pollution has been recognized, three major questions usually arise: (1) How serious is the pollution? (2) Is the technology to abate it available? and (3) Do the costs of abatement justify the degree of abatement achieved? The principal intention of this series of books on environmental engineering is to help the reader formu- late useful answers to the second and third of these questions, i. e. , to outline the best currently available engineering solutions, and to examine their costs in the light of the real level of benefits afforded.

Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
ISBN: 9780896030596
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 1990 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 28 mm
Edition: 1986 ed.

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