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Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems.



Bennette D. Burks and Mary Margaret Minnis (1994)

Twelve stand-alone chapters make up this book:

1. Introduction to Onsite Wastewater Treatment,

2. Water and Wastewater Characteristics,

3. Microbiology microbiology: see biology.
microbiology

Scientific study of microorganisms, a diverse group of simple life-forms including protozoans, algae, molds, bacteria, and viruses.
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4. Soil and Site Evaluations,

5. Hydraulics hydraulics, branch of engineering concerned mainly with moving liquids. The term is applied commonly to the study of the mechanical properties of water, other liquids, and even gases when the effects of compressibility are small. ,

6. Wastewater Treatment Theory,

7. Onsite Wastewater Treatment Alternatives,

8. Design of an Onsite Wastewater Treatment System,

9. Installation of an Onsite Wastewater Treatment System,

10. Operation and Maintenance,

11. Advanced Wastewater Treatment Techniques, and

12. Considerations for Onsite System Use.

Together, these articles provide a comprehensive account of current theories and practices related to septic septic /sep·tic/ (sep´tik) pertaining to sepsis.

sep·tic
adj.
1. Of, relating to, having the nature of, or affected by sepsis.

2.
 systems. This text is intended to provide bridges between onsite wastewater treatment systems and municipal wastewater treatment systems, between manufacturers and consumers, between consumers and regulators, between regulators and manufacturers, and between academics and practitioners.

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Title Annotation:Library Corner
Publication:Journal of Environmental Health
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Oct 1, 2003
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