Chapter 1. Historical Development of Wastewater Treatment Processes

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Ludwig Hartmann

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch1l

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Hartmann, L. (2001) Historical Development of Wastewater Treatment Processes, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch1l

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Unterstall, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • epidemics;
  • bacteriology;
  • tuberculosis;
  • mineralization;
  • degradation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Background

  • General Background

  • The Beginnings of Waste and Wastewater Treatment

  • Necessity for Further Purification of Wastewater - Development of Trickling Filters

  • Land Application of Wastewater and Fish Ponds

  • Widening the Theoretical Basis

  • The Activated Sludge Process

  • Detergents: An Interplay of High Significance

  • Treatment of Secondary Pollutants

  • A Second Step Forward in Anaerobic Digestion

  • Gaps, Lacks, and Outlook

  • References