Dictionary of Water and Waste Management, Second Edition by Paul G Smith

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By Paul G Smith

Water and waste administration covers the layout, construction and operation of crops for water remedy and provide, sewerage, wastewater therapy and disposal, and good waste therapy and disposal.

Since the final version in 2002 there was an expanding value at the concerns reflecting weather swap. this is often quite vital while the results of this alteration has to be ‘managed’ and ‘controlled’ to keep up an amenity reminiscent of water provide. This new version comprises many new entries at the subject matters of stormwater administration and flood administration, in addition to the recent ecu Directives that conceal this field.

With over 7000 phrases, this dictionary encompasses the latest terminology on water and waste administration. it's a convenient reference for specialists, contractors engineers in addition to lecturers and scholars who want a fast definition to technical phrases.

* offers a convenient reference for specialists, contractors engineers in addition to lecturers and scholars who want a speedy definition to technical terms.
*References US, united kingdom and eu criteria, laws and spelling delivering a world relevance
*Offers designated insurance of the terminology of Stormwater administration and flood administration now not discovered in other places

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Bacterium tularense One of the bacteria that cause tularaemia. Bacteroides Obligate anaerobe bacteria that can form sulphides from protein in anaerobic digestion. Baetis rhodani A stone dwelling mayfly which favours mildly polluted rivers. Most mayfly dislike pollution. BAF A biological aerated filter. BAFF Biological aerated flooded filter. A biological aerated filter. baffle A board in a conduit for gas or liquid, which diverts or reduces flow, prevents eddying, etc. baffle boxes A series of sediment settling chambers separated by baffles.

Beta particle A particle emitted during radioactivity, which may be positive (positron) or negative (electron). BHA Butylated hydroxyanisole. e. hexachlorocyclohexane. BHT Butylated hydroxytoluene. bicarbonate process Carbonate hardness. biflow filter A sand filter with upward flow in the lower half of the bed and downward flow in the upper half. The outlet pipes are in the middle of the sand bed and raw water is fed to the top and bottom of the filter. It is an attempt to obtain the advantages of an upflow filter while using the downflow to restrain the lower half of the bed.

2 Drinking water standards. arsenosis A disease caused by the exposure to arsenic that gives rise to skin lesions, melanosis, keratosis and a range of other symptoms. 13). If water is withdrawn excessively from artesian wells they may become pumped wells. arthropod, Arthropoda The largest phylum of invertebrate animals. Arthropods have segmented bodies and jointed limbs and include centipedes, crustaceans, arachnids, etc. g. mosquitoes, ticks. artificial recharge Replenishment of groundwater artificially through shafts, wells, pits, trenches, etc.

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