Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual

Quick Access to the Latest Calculations and Examples for Solving All Types of Water and Wastewater Problems! The Second Edition of Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual provides step-by-step calculations for solving a myriad of water and wastewater problems. Designed for quick-and-easy access to information, this revised and updated Second Edition contains over 110 detailed illustrations and new material throughout. Written by the internationally renowned Shun Dar Lin, this expert resource offers techniques and examples in all sectors of water and wastewater treatment. Using both SI and US customary units, the Second Edition of Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual features:
  • Coverage of stream sanitation, lake and impoundment management, and groundwater
  • Conversion factors, water flow calculations, hydraulics in pipes, weirs, orifices, and open channels, distribution, outlets, and quality issues
  • In-depth emphasis on drinking water treatment and water pollution control technologies
  • Calculations specifically keyed to regulation requirements
  • New to this edition: regulation updates, pellet softening, membrane filtration, disinfection by-products, health risks, wetlands, new and revised examples using field data
Inside this Updated Environmental Reference Tool • Streams and Rivers • Lakes and Reservoirs • Groundwater • Fundamental and Treatment Plant Hydraulics • Public Water Supply • Wastewater Engineering • Appendices: Macro invertebrate Tolerance List • Well Function for Confined Aquifers • Solubility Product Constants for Solution at or near Room Temperature • Freundlich Adsorption Isotherm Constants for Toxic Organic Compounds • Conversion Factors
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Glossary of Terms

Bentonite - A light-colored valuable clay that expands with the addition of water and is used as a sealant in water wells, as oil-well drilling mud, as a liner in wastewater lagoons, and as a filler in the building, paper, soap, and pharmaceutical industries.

Quick Facts

Blue-Green Algae - Varieties of algae characterized by their bluish-green color; also known as cyanobacteria. The presence of blue-green algae indicates unhealthy conditions in wastewater lagoon cells or surface waters such as lakes, reservoirs, streams. They are often associated with organic overloading and lack of adequate dissolved oxygen.