Basic Environmental Technology

Basic Environmental Technology : Water Supply, Waste Management & Pollution Control

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For introductory courses in Environmental Technology, Water Supply and Pollution Control, Environmental Quality Control, Environmental and Sanitary Design, and Water and Wastewater Technology. Known for its wide range of topics and easy-to-read style, this book offers a practical introduction to water supply, waste management, and pollution control. Because of the wide scope of the subject matter, it includes special primer sections and a basic review of math and unit conversion. This edition continues its emphasis on illustration-incorporating hundreds of example problems, diagrams, and photographs-and includes more information on alternative waste water collection systems, onsite waste water disposal, the sustainability of groundwater resources and more!show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 500 pages
  • 210.8 x 274.3 x 25.4mm | 1,360.79g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0131190822
  • 9780131190825
  • 2,035,475

Table of contents

Table of Contents 1. Basic Concepts2. Hydraulics3. Hydrology4. Water Quality5. Water Pollution6. Drinking Water Purification7. Water Distribution Systems8. Sanitary Sewer Systems9. Stormwater Management10. Wastewater Treatment and Disposal11. Municipal Solid Waste12. Hazardous Waste Management13. Air Pollution and Control14. Noise Pollution and Control APPENDICESA. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDIES AND AUDITSB. ROLE OF THE TECHNICIAN AND THE TECHNOLOGISTC. REVIEW OF BASIC MATHEMATICS, UNITS, AND UNIT CONVERSIONSD. GLOSSARY AND ABBREVIATIONSE. SELECTED REFERENCES, SOFTWARE, AND VIDEO RESOURCESF. ANSWERS TO PRACTICE PROBLEMSG. COLOR PHOTOGRAPHSshow more

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