Municipal Water and Waste Water Treatment

  • Author(s): Rakesh Kumar and R N Singh
  • Size: 184 mm x 240 mm
  • Pages: 266
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179931882
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.550.00 / US $39.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 495.00 / US $35.00

Book Details

The book Municipal Water and Waste Water Treatment provides an overview of the engineering approaches towards protecting water quality, with an emphasis on fundamental principles. It presents water quality objectives and the chemical, physical, and biological processes necessary for designing and managing drinking water and wastewater treatment plants. Theory and conceptual design of systems for treating municipal wastewater and drinking water are discussed. The basic principles of common treatment processes have also been discussed.

Key Features

    • Engineering aspects of municipal water and waste water treatment are explained in a simple and lucid manner.
    • For easy comprehension, the techniques are pictorially represented.
    • The data is represented in the form of self explanatory tables.
    • Solved examples are given in each chapter.
    • Revision questions along with solutions are presented at the end of each chapter.

Target Audience

    This book is suitable for engineers, operations managers, applied scientists, and technologists interested in process technologies, engineering practice, and management professionals associated with the protection and improvement of the water environment.

Table of Contents

    • Introducing Municipal Solid Waste Management
    • Waste Generation Aspects
    • Waste Collection, Storage and Transport
    • Waste Disposal
    • Waste Processing Techniques
    • Source Reduction, Product
    • Recovery of Biological Conversion Products
    • Incineration and Energy Recovery
    • Hazardous Waste: Management and Treatment
    • Integrated Waste Management (IWM)


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