Toxicity Reduction in Industrial Effluents

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Toxicity Reduction in Industrial Effluents Edited by Perry W. Lankford and W. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. The toxicity of manufacturing wastewaters to fish and other aquatic organisms is now being used by state and federal regulators to monitor and restrict industrial wastewater discharges. As a result, there is a great need for guidance on the subject of aquatic toxicity reduction in the field of industrial water pollution control. Toxicity Reduction in Industrial Effluents is the first comprehensive reference source on the testing protocols, comparative data, and treatment techniques for effective toxicity reduction. The volume is based upon the experience of Eckenfelder, Inc., an internationally recognized industrial waste management consulting firm and leading experts from academia. The contributors present methods for complying with new effluent limitations and for implementing toxicity reduction programs. Included are detailed chapters covering various methods for toxicity reduction, such as the removal of metals, aerobic biological treatment, stripping of volatile organics, and management of sludges from toxic wastewater treatment. This one-of-a-kind volume features:

  • a complete overview of the subject, including background material for newcomers to the field
  • a basic summary and comparison of alternate treatment procedures
  • the latest methods for the identification of toxic components that readers can use for testing in their own laboratories
  • a description of applicable technologies for toxicity reduction
  • actual data from the use of processes that allow readers to compare technologies
  • solids management requirements including handling and disposal
  • useful economic comparisons of technologies
  • illustrative case studies that demonstrate the application of the latest toxicity reduction technology and data to specific situations.
Toxicity Reduction in Industrial Effluents will be of interest to those who want or need to know more about the application of new and existing technology in response to changes in regulations and permit requirements. The volume is sure to become an essential working tool for environmental toxicologists, water pollution experts, industrial hygienists, environmental health specialists, environmental chemists, and public health officials.

About the Author:

PERRY W. LANKFORD, P.E., is Executive Vice President of Eckenfelder, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee, serving as Principal-In-Charge on major projects in industrial wastewater treatment, groundwater treatment, and toxicity reduction. He also serves as a lecturer and course director at Vanderbilt University in Nashville and at The Center for Professional Advancement in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The author of numerous technical papers and manuals, Mr. Lankford is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Water Pollution Control Federation, International Association of Water Pollution Research and Control, and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. W. WESLEY ECKENFELDER, JR., P.E., is Chairman Emeritus and Senior Technical Director of Eckenfelder, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee, overseeing projects for industrial treatment facilities and municipal and industrial waste treatment. Recognized as one of the foremost authorities on industrial water quality management, he is the author of Industrial Water Pollution Control (Revised Edition, 1989), Principles of Water Quality Management (1980), Water Quality Engineering for the Practicing Engineer (1970), and many other books. Mr. Eckenfelder served as president and founding member of the International Association of Water Pollution Research and Control, and is a Fellow of the Institution of Public Health Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and American Institute of Chemists.

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Perry W. Lankford
Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold (1990)
ISBN 10: 0442002343 ISBN 13: 9780442002343
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