Chapter 3. Waste Water Management: Identifying Sustainable Processes

  1. Adisa Azapagic Professor of Sustainable Engineering Member of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) UNESCO/TWAS/ICSU Visiting Scientist, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM),
  2. Slobodan Perdan Philosopher Freelance Consultant and
  3. Roland Clift Professor in Environmental Technology Director, Centre for Environmental Strategy Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution Visiting Professor, Environmental System Analysis at Chalmers University
  1. Adisa Azapagic Professor of Sustainable Engineering Member of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) UNESCO/TWAS/ICSU Visiting Scientist, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM),
  2. Charles Duff Visiting Professor in Sustainable Design and
  3. Roland Clift Professor in Environmental Technology Director, Centre for Environmental Strategy Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution Visiting Professor, Environmental System Analysis at Chalmers University

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470014202.ch3

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

How to Cite

Azapagic, A., Duff, C. and Clift, R. (2004) Waste Water Management: Identifying Sustainable Processes, in Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists (eds A. Azapagic, S. Perdan and R. Clift), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470014202.ch3

Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470856086

Online ISBN: 9780470014202

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Keywords:

  • waste water management;
  • sewage treatment plant (STP);
  • BOD (biochemical oxygen demand) and COD (chemical oxygen demand)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sources of Fresh Water

  • Water Consumption

  • Sources and Measures of Water Pollution

  • Waste Water Treatment

  • Alternatives for Aeration

  • Using Oxygen Instead of Air

  • Case Study: Identifying Sustainable Aeration Processes