Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands Book
Score: 5
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Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands


  • Author : Alexandros Stefanakis
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2014-06-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 9780124046870

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Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands Excerpt :

Vertical flow constructed wetlands for wastewater and sludge treatment represent a relatively new and still growing technology. Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands is the first book to present the state-of-the-art knowledge regarding vertical flow constructed wetlands theory and applications. In this book, you will learn about vertical flow systems with information about application and performance. Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands also includes information on how different countries are applying the technology, with design guidelines to illustrate best practices worldwide. A focus on water conservation through reuse of treated water showcases the benefit of vertical flow construction, which has greatly increased the attractiveness of the technology in recent years. All state-of-the-art knowledge regarding vertical flow constructed wetlands gathered in one book A review of various constructed wetland approaches, including information about applications and performance, helps clarify what is currently known about constructed wetland principles and design Discussion of how to manage the treated wastewater leaving the vertical flow for increasing biodiversity, providing food and habitat for birds, and producing harvestable biomass or crops Includes case studies of constructed wetlands in developing countries

Treatment Wetlands Book

Treatment Wetlands


  • Author : Gabriela Dotro
  • Publisher : IWA Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-11-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780408767

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Treatment Wetlands Excerpt :

Contents: Overview of Treatment Wetlands; Fundamentals of Treatment Wetlands; Horizontal Flow Wetlands; Vertical Flow Wetlands; French Vertical Flow Wetlands; Intensified and Modified Wetlands; Free Water Surface Wetlands; Other Applications; Additional Aspects.

Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement Book

Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement


  • Author : Gerald A. Moshiri
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 623
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000157819

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Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement Excerpt :

Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement is a virtual encyclopedia of state-of-the-art information on the use of constructed wetlands for improving water quality. Well-organized and easy-to-use, this book features contributions from prominent scientists and provides important case studies. It is ideal for anyone involved in the application of constructed wetlands in treating municipal and industrial wastewater, mine drainage, and non-point source pollution. Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement is a "must" for industrial and municipal water treatment professionals, consulting engineers, federal and state regulators, wetland scientists and professionals, ecologists, environmental health professionals, planners, and industrial environmental managers.

Small   Decentralized Wastewater Management Systems Book
Score: 5
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Small Decentralized Wastewater Management Systems


  • Author : Ronald Crites
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
  • Release Date : 1998-04-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1112
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015040166210

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Small Decentralized Wastewater Management Systems Excerpt :

This text presents a comprehensive design of both conventional and innovative systems for the treatment and disposal or reuse of the treated effluent. Decentralized Wastewater Management focuses on smaller treatment plants, which most new engineers will deal with early in their professional careers.

Constructed Wetlands for Industrial Wastewater Treatment Book

Constructed Wetlands for Industrial Wastewater Treatment


  • Author : Alexandros I. Stefanakis
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-08-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119268345

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Constructed Wetlands for Industrial Wastewater Treatment Excerpt :

A groundbreaking book on the application of the economic and environmentally effective treatment of industrial wastewater Constructed Wetlands for Industrial Wastewater Treatment contains a review of the state-of-the-art applications of constructed wetland technology for industrial wastewater treatment. This green technology offers many economic, environmental, and societal advantages. The text examines the many unique uses and the effectiveness of constructed wetlands for the treatment of complex and heavily polluted wastewater from various industrial sources. The editor — a noted expert in the field — and the international author team (93 authors from 22 countries) present vivid examples of the current state of constructed wetlands in the industrial sector. The text is filled with international case studies and research outcomes and covers a wide range of applications of these sustainable systems including facilities such as the oil and gas industry, agro-industries, paper mills, pharmaceutical industry, textile industry, winery, brewery, sludge treatment and much more. The book reviews the many system setups, examines the different removal and/or transformational processes of the various pollutants and explores the overall effectiveness of this burgeoning technology. This important resource: Offers the first, groundbreaking text on constructed wetlands use for industrial wastewater treatment Provides a single reference with summarized information and the state-of-the-art knowledge of the use of Constructed Wetlands in the industrial sector through case studies, research outcomes and review chapters Covers a range of industrial applications such as hydrocarbons/oil and gas industry, food and beverage, wood and leather processing, agro-industries, pharmaceuticals and many others Includes best practices drawn by a collection of international case studies Presents the latest technological developments in the industry Written for civil and environmental engineers,

Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development Book

Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development


  • Author : Gary Austin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-08-25
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317438939

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Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development Excerpt :

This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface flow wetlands, hybrid wetlands and bio retention basins; and explores how to plan, engineer, design and monitor these natural systems. Sections address resource management (landscape planning), technical issues (environmental engineering and botany), recreation and physical design (landscape architecture), and biological systems (ecology). Site and municipal scale strategies for flood management, storm-water treatment and green infrastructure are illustrated with case studies from the USA, Europe and China, which show how these principles have been put into practice. Written for upper level students and practitioners, this highly illustrated book provides designers with the tools they need to ensure constructed wetlands are sustainably created and well manage

Wastewater Treatment in Constructed Wetlands with Horizontal Sub Surface Flow Book

Wastewater Treatment in Constructed Wetlands with Horizontal Sub Surface Flow


  • Author : Jan Vymazal
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-07-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 566
  • ISBN 10 : 9781402085802

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Wastewater Treatment in Constructed Wetlands with Horizontal Sub Surface Flow Excerpt :

Wetlands have been used for uncontrolled wastewater disposal for centuries. However, the change in attitude towards wetlands during the 1950s and 1960s caused the minimization of the use of natural wetlands for wastewater treatment (at least in developed countries). Constructed wetlands have been used for wastewater treatment for about forty years. Constructed wetland treatment systems are engineered systems that have been designed and constructed to utilize the natural processes for removal of pollutants. They are designed to take advantage of many of the same processes that occur in natural wetlands, but do so within a more controlled environment. The aim of this book is to summarize the knowledge on horizontal s- surface flow constructed wetlands (HF CWs) and objectively evaluate their treatment efficiency under various conditions. The information on this type of wastewater treatment technology is scattered in many publications but a comprehensive summary based on world-wide experience has been lacking. The book provides an extensive overview of this treatment technology around the world, including examples from more than 50 countries and examples of various types of wastewater treated in HF CWs.

Treatment Wetlands  Second Edition Book
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Treatment Wetlands Second Edition


  • Author : Robert H. Kadlec
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2008-07-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1016
  • ISBN 10 : 1420012517

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Treatment Wetlands Second Edition Excerpt :

Completely revised and updated, Treatment Wetlands, Second Edition is still the most comprehensive resource available for the planning, design, and operation of wetland treatment systems. The book addresses the design, construction, and operation of wetlands for water pollution control. It presents the best current procedures for sizing these systems, and describing the intrinsic processes that combine to quantify performance. The Second Edition covers: New methods based on the latest research Wastewater characterization and regulatory framework analyses leading to detailed design and economics State-of-the-art procedures for analyzing hydraulics, hydrology, substrates and wetlands biogeochemistry Definition of performance expectations for traditional pollutants such as solids, oxygen demand, nutrients and pathogens, as well as for metals and a wide variety of individual organic and inorganic chemicals Discussion of methods of configuration, construction, and vegetation establishment and startup considerations Ancillary benefits of human use and wildlife habitat Specific examples of numerous applications Extensive reference base of current information The book provides a complete reference that includes: detailed information on wetland ecology, design for consistent performance, construction guidance and operational control through effective monitoring. Case histories of operational wetland treatment systems illustrate the variety of design approaches presented allowing you to tailor them to the needs of your wetlands treatment projects. The sheer amount of information found in Treatment Wetlands, Second Edition makes it the resource you will turn to again and again.

Artificial or Constructed Wetlands Book

Artificial or Constructed Wetlands


  • Author : María del Carmen Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazúa
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-15
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351730624

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Artificial or Constructed Wetlands Excerpt :

Artificial or constructed wetlands are an emerging technology particularly for tropical areas with water scarcity. For big cities, the sustainable management of water resources taking into account proper use is always challenging. The book presents case studies illustrating the above. As plants and microorganisms are a fundamental part of the correct functioning of these systems, their contribution to the degradation of the organic matter and to the removal and transformation of the pollutant compounds present in the wastewaters is also a highlight of this book.

Water and Nutrient Management in Natural and Constructed Wetlands Book

Water and Nutrient Management in Natural and Constructed Wetlands


  • Author : Jan Vymazal
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-09-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9789048195855

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Water and Nutrient Management in Natural and Constructed Wetlands Excerpt :

Natural and constructed wetlands play a very important role within the landscape and their ecological services are highly valuable. Water management, including flood water retention, biomass production, carbon sequestration, wastewater treatment and as a biodiversity source are among the most important ecological services of wetlands. In order to provide these services, wetlands need to be properly evaluated, protected and maintained. This book provides results of the latest research in wetland science around the world. Chapters deal with such topics as the use of constructed wetlands for treatment of various types of wastewater, use of constructed wetlands in agroforestry, wetland hydrology and evapotranspiration, the effect of wetlands on landscape temperature, and chemical properties of wetland soils.

Applied Bioremediation Book

Applied Bioremediation


  • Author : Yogesh Patil
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2013-10-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535112006

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Applied Bioremediation Excerpt :

Bioremediation technologies are gaining immense credibility in the field of waste management because of their eco-compatibility nature. Biomass can interact and confront with water and soil pollutants in both active (live) as well as passive (dead) way, thereby offering numerous opportunities of exploring them for environmental clean-up. In 21st century, wastes are no longer a waste but are recognized as a valuable Resource. Employing novel and integrated strategies for the development of modern bioremediation processes is desperate need of the hour. This edited book on Applied Bioremediation - Active and Passive Approaches contains mix of interesting chapters that will certainly add to the advancement of knowledge and will provide the required valuable resource and stimulus to the researchers worldwide.

Treatment of Petroleum Refinery Wastewater with Constructed Wetlands Book

Treatment of Petroleum Refinery Wastewater with Constructed Wetlands


  • Author : Hassana Ibrahim Mustapha
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 205
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429835155

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Treatment of Petroleum Refinery Wastewater with Constructed Wetlands Excerpt :

Pollution of waterbodies and the environment by petroleum industry is of particular concern in Nigeria. This problem can be addressed by the application of constructed wetlands (CWs) which is a nature-based system that is simple to construct, have low operational and maintenance costs in terms of supply of energy and its periodic maintenance. The application of CWs in Nigeria for polishing of petroleum refinery wastewater is an unprecedented research. This PhD thesis focused on some specific objectives which were characterization of treated secondary refinery wastewater, design, construction, operation and monitoring of planted (T. latifolia, C. alternifolius and C. dactylon) and unplanted vertical subsurface flow, horizontal subsurface flow and hybrid CWs for the removal of suspended solids, nutrients, heavy metals, organic matter and organic pollutants. The CWs effectively treated the petroleum contaminated wastewater to effluent compliance limits. In this study, T. latifolia planted CWs had consistently higher removal efficiencies for all the measured parameters than C. alternifolius and C. dactylon planted CW systems. Therefore, in order to improve the wastewater quality discharged by Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) Nigeria, meet stringent guidelines and protect the recipient streams, installation of CWs at the effluent discharge point of KRPC is strongly recommended.

Communication  Smart Technologies and Innovation for Society Book

Communication Smart Technologies and Innovation for Society


  • Author : Álvaro Rocha
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-09-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 783
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811641268

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Communication Smart Technologies and Innovation for Society Excerpt :

This book gathers high-quality papers presented at International Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation for Society (CITIS 2021), held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on May 26–28, 2021. This book will present the recent research trends in the fields of software engineering, big data analysis, cloud computing, data engineering, data management and data mining, machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, smart systems, robotics and automation, mechatronic design, and industrial processes design.