4. Clean Water Act (CWA)

  1. Leo Stander and
  2. Louis Theodore

Published Online: 24 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470118511.ch4

Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook

Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook

How to Cite

Stander, L. and Theodore, L. (2007) Clean Water Act (CWA), in Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470118511.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471671718

Online ISBN: 9780470118511



  • Clean Water Act (CWA);
  • Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs);
  • chemistry fundamentals


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Qualitative Problems (LCWA)

  • LCWA.1 Clean Water Act History

  • LCWA.2 The Clean Water Act

  • LCWA.3 Water Quality Standards (WQS)

  • LCWA.4 Water Quality Criteria (WQC)

  • LCWA.5 Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)

  • LCWA.6 TMDL Details

  • LCWA.7 TMDL Misconception

  • LCWA.8 Regulatory Explanations

  • LCWA.9 Wastewater Characteristics

  • LCWA.10 Key Regulatory Wastewater Characteristics

  • LCWA.11 Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)

  • LCWA.12 Clean Water Act and Priority Water Pollutants (PWPs)

  • LCWA.13 Priority Water Pollutants (PWPs) List

  • LCWA.14 PWP Definitions

  • LCWA.15 Impact of the Clean Air Act on Wastewater Treatment Plants

  • LCWA.16 Biological Treatment

  • LCWA.17 Processes Involving Nitrogen

  • LCWA.18 Chemical Treatment Processes

  • LCWA.19 Physical Treatment

  • LCWA.20 Role of Physical Treatment for Wastewater

  • LCWA.21 National Standards for Secondary Treatment

  • LCWA.22 Radioactive Classification

  • LCWA.23 Priority Water Pollutant (PWP) Chemical Formulas

  • LCWA.24 Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB)-1016

  • LCWA.25 Methylene Chloride

  • LCWA.26 Types of Sludge

  • LCWA.27 Wastewater Sludge Management

  • LCWA.28 Hexavalent Chromium

  • Quantitative Problems (TCWA)

  • TCWA.1 Suspended Particulate Concentration Units

  • TCWA.2 Trace Concentration

  • TCWA.3 Expressing Concentration Terms

  • TCWA.4 Ultimate Oxygen Demand

  • TCWA.5 Theoretical Carbon Oxygen Demand (ThCOD)

  • TCWA.6 Total Organic Carbon (TOC) of a Glucose Solution

  • TCWA.7 Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) Discharge

  • TCWA.8 Nitrogen Concentration in Acid

  • TCWA.9 pH Calculations

  • TCWA.10 pH of Wastewater

  • TCWA.11 Chemistry Fundamentals

  • TCWA.12 Chlorine Disinfection

  • TCWA.13 Return Activated Sludge (RAS) Flow

  • TCWA.14 Sludge Volume Index (SVI)

  • TCWA.15 Polymer Dose in Flocculation

  • TCWA.16 Aluminum Dose

  • TCWA.17 Food to Microorganism (F/M) Ratio

  • TCWA.18 Trickling Filter Loading

  • TCWA.19 Sludge Age

  • TCWA.20 Analysis of Sludge Management Options

  • TCWA.21 Nation Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit Limitation

  • TCWA.22 Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Definition

  • TCWA.23 Wasteload Allocation Methods

  • TCWA.24 Waste Load Allocation Calculation

  • TCWA.25 Sizing of an Aerobic Digester

  • TCWA.26 Analysis of an Anaerobic Contact Process

  • TCWA.27 Land Treatment of Industrial Wastewater

  • TCWA.28 Contaminant Transport

  • TCWA.29 Material Balances on an Industrial Wastewater System

  • TCWA.30 Half Life Determination

  • TCWA.31 Feedstock pH Control by Blending

  • TCWA.32 Effects of VOCs from Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs)

  • TCWA.33 NPDES Permit Limit Calculation