Basic Environmental Technology: Water Supply, Waste Management, and Pollution Control

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9780133240887: Basic Environmental Technology: Water Supply, Waste Management, and Pollution Control

This edition was written to fill a need for a practical, clearly written introductory textbook for civil/construction or environmental engineering technology courses. The emphasis is on fundamental concepts and basic applications with logical and systematic treatment of topics which have been modified or supplemented to reflect new technical and regulatory changes in the field. Separate and expanded chapters have been included for solid waste, hazardous waste, air and noise pollution. There is also a new expanded glossary and a list of public domain software.

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"I really appreciate this text. My students remark that it is easy to follow and well thought out. The examples are excellent and appropriate. The chapter organization makes it an excellent text to follow for a semester-long course." — Alan B. Chace, Mohawk Valley Community College




"A-very good book for an introductory environmental technology course. It's well organized and clearly written. The author has provided numerous examples to illustrate the principles being taught." — Jim Callison, Ph.D., Utah Valley State College




"Its strength is that it targets my students as an audience and contains the right content. It's among the top texts I .have used if not the top text." — Douglas P Macdonald, Florence-Darlington Technical College


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This text offers a practical introduction to a wide range of environmental topics, focusing primarily on water and wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, and air and noise pollution control. It emphasizes fundamental concepts and basic applications so that students with little or no experience in biology, chemistry, geology, and hydraulics can comprehend this book.

Key features:
  • clear, easy-to-read style
  • presentation of mathematical topics at a relatively basic level
  • hundreds of example problems, diagrams, and photographs
  • numerous chapter review questions and practice problems
  • utilizes both SO metric and U.S. customary units
  • new appendix containing a basic math review

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