This practical handbook discusses the amount and distribution of water on the earth, details the quality guidelines and standards of Europe, the United States and WHO, and describes the beneficial uses of treated wastewater.
The treatment processes for the removal of microbiological chemicals and radiological constituents is evaluated. The Book investigates the economic and legal aspects of wastewater reclamation and reuse. Some of the most successful wastewater reuse and reclamation projects are described and discussion is included on how they gained public acceptance.
- General aspects of wastewater reclamation and reuse
- Water and its properties
- Earth's water resources
- Health aspects of using reclaimed wastewater
- Toxic chemicals and radioactivity found in reclaimed water
- Wastewater treatment processes
- Health aspects of various types of reuse
- Monitoring systems
- Criteria for effluent quality control
- Current research