ERIC Number: ED196693
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants: A Field Study Training Program. Volume III. 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 contains information on operational strategies for the activated sludge process and the use of pure oxygen, the handling and disposal of solids, advanced treatment processes for the removal of solids and nutrients from secondary effluents, monitoring and treating industrial wastes, and maintaining and troubleshooting instrumentation and support systems. Ten chapters examine the following topics: (1) odor control, (2) activated sludge, (3) solids handling and disposal, (4) solids removal from secondary effluents, (5) phosphorus removal, (6) wastewater reclamation, (7) instrumentation, (8) industrial waste monitoring, (9) industrial waste treatment, and (10) support systems. Each lesson contains discussion and review questions and is completed with an objective test. (Author/CO)
Descriptors: Administration, Environmental Technicians, Equipment Maintenance, Home Study, Job Skills, Postsecondary Education, Public Health, Technical Education, Water Pollution
Project Director, Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, California State Univ., 6000 Jay St., Sacramento, CA 95819 (Paper Copy $40.00); 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
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water Programs.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering.