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ERIC Number: ED196689
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 501
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants: A Field Study Training Program. Volume I. Second Edition.
California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
This manual was prepared by experienced wastewater collection system workers to provide a home study course to develop new qualified workers and expand the abilities of existing workers. This volume is directed primarily towards entry-level operators and the operators of ponds, package plants, or small treatment plants. Ten chapters examine the following topics: (1) the treatment plant operator; (2) why treat wastes; (3) wastewater treatment facilities; (4) racks, screens, comminutors and grit removal; (5) sedimentation and flotation; (6) trickling filters; (7) rotating biological contactors; (8) activated sludge; (9) waste treatment ponds; and (10) disinfection and chlorination. Each lesson contains discussion and review questions and is completed with an objective test. (Author/CO)
Project Director, Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, California State Univ., 6000 Jay St., Sacramento, CA 95819 (Paper Copy $30.00); EPA Information Dissemination Project, 1200 Chambers Rd., Third Floor, Columbus, OH 43212 (Write for price information).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water Programs.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering.