Dictionary of Water and Waste Management

Dictionary of Water and Waste Management

1st Edition - March 20, 2002

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  • Author: Paul Smith
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080524672

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The first edition of the Dictionary of Waste and Water Treatment was published in 1981 and was aimed at treatment and treatment design. Over the last 20 years, areas such as air pollution control, solid waste management, hazardous waste management, pipeline management (leakage control, pipeline and sewer renewal) and environmental management systems have all become increasingly important. To reflect this shift, this completely revised and updated edition now covers water and waste management as well as treatment.The dictionary contains definitions of around 7000 terms used in:Water resources and hydrologyDrinking water qualityWaterborne diseasesPublic HealthWater treatmentWastewater treatmentSludge treatmentAir pollution & air pollution controlSolid Waste ManagementHazardous Waste ManagementPipeline Management (leakage control, pipeline & sewer renewal)Environmental Management systems (ISO 14000, EMAS)The dictionary has been completely revised and updated to encompass all the changes of the last 20 years to become the most comprehensive dictionary of water and waste management available.

Key Features

Reference to US/ UK and European standards, legislation and spelling ensures the reader will find the book of global relevance
Illustrations throughout aid the reader's understanding of the explanations
Over 7000 terms on water quality, engineering and waste management make this the reference of choice for the professional


Civil engineers, environmental engineers, chemical engineers, environmental biologists, environmental chemists and environmental managers

Table of Contents

  • 7000 terms defined.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 448
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2002
  • Published: March 20, 2002
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080524672

About the Author

Paul Smith

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Paisley, Scotland

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