ERIC Number: ED284727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Treatment of Wastewater from Electroplating, Metal Finishing and Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing. Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants Volume 4.
California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
One of four manuals dealing with the operation of wastewater plants, this document was designed to address the treatment of wastewater from electroplating, metal finishing, and printed circuit board manufacturing. It emphasizes how to operate and maintain facilities which neutralize acidic and basic waters; treat waters containing metals; destroy cyanide; and treat complex metal wastes. The manual contains information on: (1) need to treat metal wastestreams; (2) identification of the sources of metal wastestreams; (3) how to safely store and handle chemicals from a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS); (4) what employers must provide for operators regarding the handling of and exposure to hazardous materials in the workplace (employee right-to-know legislation); (5) how to operate and maintain neutralization, metal precipitation, cyanide destruction, and complex metal treatment facilities; (6) how to collect, treat, and dispose of sludges generated by these treatment processes; and (7) how to troubleshoot treatment facilIties described in the manual. The document was designed as a home-study or self-paced instructional course. Included are a final examination, a glossary of terms, and tips on solving arithmetic problems relating to this topic. Numerous diagrams and black and white photographs supplement the text. (TW)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Standards, Glossaries, Hazardous Materials, Home Study, Independent Study, Manufacturing Industry, Occupational Safety and Health, Technical Education, Training Methods, Utilities, Waste Water, Water Quality, Water Resources, Water Treatment
Kenneth D. Kerri, Office of Water Programs, CSU, Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-2694.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
Identifiers - Location: California