Sludge Treatment and Disposal

Sludge Treatment and Disposal

The ebook edition of this title is freely available as an Open Access text under a CC BY licence

Sludge Treatment and Disposal is the sixth volume in the Biological Wastewater Treatment series. The book covers in a clear and informative way the sludge characteristics, production, treatment (thickening, dewatering, stabilisation, pathogens removal) and disposal (land application for agricultural purposes, sanitary landfills, landfarming and other methods). Environmental and public health issues are also fully described.

About the series:

This highly acclaimed series comprises seven textbooks  – available in print or as Open Access ebooks – which provide a state-of-the-art presentation of the science and technology of biological wastewater treatment. All volumes of the series have been thoroughly used by students, researchers and practitioners in developed and developing countries.

Titles in the Biological Wastewater Treatment series:

Volume 1: Wastewater Characteristics, Treatment and Disposal [1]

Volume 2: Basic Principles of Wastewater Treatment [2]

Volume 3: Waste Stabilisation Ponds [3]

Volume 4: Anaerobic Reactors [4]

Volume 5: Activated Sludge and Aerobic Biofilm Reactors [5]

Volume 6: Sludge Treatment and Disposal

Volume 7: Treatment Wetlands [6]