Dictionary of Waste & Water Management (Soul City) by Paul G Smith

By Paul G Smith

The 1st version of the Dictionary of Waste and Water remedy used to be released in 1981 and used to be aimed toward remedy and therapy layout. over the past two decades, parts equivalent to pollution keep an eye on, reliable waste administration, dangerous waste administration, pipeline administration (leakage keep watch over, pipeline and sewer renewal) and environmental administration platforms have all develop into more and more vital. to mirror this shift, this thoroughly revised and up to date version now covers water and waste administration in addition to therapy. The dictionary includes definitions of round 7000 phrases used in:Water assets and hydrologyDrinking water qualityWaterborne diseasesPublic HealthWater treatmentWastewater treatmentSludge treatmentAir toxins & pollution controlSolid Waste ManagementHazardous Waste ManagementPipeline administration (leakage keep watch over, pipeline & sewer renewal)Environmental administration platforms (ISO 14000, EMAS)The dictionary has been thoroughly revised and up-to-date to surround all of the alterations of the final twenty years to turn into the main entire dictionary of water and waste administration on hand. connection with US/ united kingdom and ecu criteria, laws and spelling guarantees the reader will locate the ebook of worldwide relevanceIllustrations all through relief the reader's figuring out of the explanationsOver 7000 phrases on water caliber, engineering and waste administration make this the reference of selection for the pro

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The term bar screen may infer a medium screen, with the gaps more typically in the 15 to 25 mm range base exchange Cation exchange. base flow In a stream, the part of the runoff that comes from the groundwater, long-term lake storage, etc. basin lag See time lag of a catchment. basket bowl centrifuge See imperforate basket centrifuge. BAT Best Available Techniques The use of BAT is a requirement of the EU Directive on Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control of 1996. 4 Bardenpho process, flow diagram (a) four stage process; (b) five stage process.

AWWA American Water Works Association. axenic culture A culture that is grown in the absence of foreign or unwanted organisms. axial flow pump, propeller p. A rotodynamic pump which forces the water out in the same way as a ship's propeller. The passage between the blades is restricted, so this type is usually considered unsuitable for pumping water containing solids. It is most efficient for pumping large volumes of clean water or effluent against a low head. 12). 12 Axial inlet cyclone. 30 Azolla filiculoides, water velvet A free floating fern which can fix atmospheric nitrogen.

Arenicola See lugworm. Arochlor A common trade name for polychlorinated biphenyls. aromatic compounds, aromatics Organic compounds that include one or more benzene rings. See polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. arroyo A gulley or ravine in an arid area that is carved by the water that occasionally flows through the gulley. arsenic, As Arsenic can be present in natural waters by leaching of arsenic deposits. 11 Artesian well and water table well. arsenic. This can give rise to arsenosis. Arsenic removal from water can be achieved by coagulation when the soluble arsenic species are either incorporated into or adsorbed onto the hydroxide precipitate.

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