Many hydrological, geochemical, and biological processes associated with water reclamation and reuse are poorly understood. In particular, the occurrence and effects of trace organic and inorganic contaminants commonly found in reclaimed water necessitates careful analysis and treatment prior to safe reuse. Water Reclamation and Sustainability is a practical guide to the latest water reclamation, recycling, and reuse theory and practice. From water quality criteria and regulations to advanced techniques and implementation issues, this book offers scientists a toolkit for developing safe and successful reuse strategies. With a focus on specific contaminant removal techniques, this book comprehensively covers the full range of potential inorganic/organic contaminating compounds and highlights proven remediation methods. Socioeconomic implications related to current and future water shortages are also addressed, underscoring the many positive benefits of sustainable water resource management.
- Offers pragmatic solutions to global water shortages
- Provides an overview of the latest analytical techniques for water monitoring
- Reviews current remediation efforts
- Covers innovative technologies for green, gray, brown and black water reclamation and reuse
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1. Water Reclamation and Sustainability-Overview 2. Adaptation to Climate Change 3. Green Chemistry Solutions to Water Pollution 4. Characterization of 234U/238U Activity in Navajo Reservation 5. Metallurgical Slag as an Efficient and Economical Adsorbent of Arsenic 6. Addressing Arsenic Mass Poisoning in South Asia with Electrochemical Arsenic Remediation 7. Domestic- and Community-Scale Arsenic-Removal Technologies Suitable for Developing Countries 8. Advances Made In Understanding The Interaction of Ferrate(VI) With Natural Organic Matter in Water 9. Assessment of Copper Slag as a Sustainable Photocatalyst 10. Nitrate as Photocatalyst in the Context of Water Reclamation 11. Water Quality Assessments Using Hydroxyl Radical Probes In Gamma Irradiations 12. Ozone Treatment of Antibiotics in Water 13. Affordable and Sustainable Drinking Water Purification Using Nanomaterials 14. Estimating the Water, Energy And Carbon Footprint of Residential Swimming Pools Treatment Processes 15. Drying of Sludge Through Hydrophobic Membrane 16. Sustainability of Activated Sludge 17. Technological and Serial Frameworks for Engineered Resource Recovery From Human Waste 18. Water Reuse and Recycling
Dr. Satinder Ahuja is a leading expert on improving water quality. He earned his PhD in analytical chemistry from the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia. He worked for Novartis Corp. in various leadership positions for over 25 years while simultaneously teaching and guiding research as an adjunct professor at Pace University for over 10 years. As president of Ahuja Consulting, he advises on quality issues relating to chemicals/pharmaceuticals and water. Dr. Ahuja has published numerous papers and more than 20 books. His latest books are "Chemistry and Water: The Science Behind Sustaining the World's Most Crucial Resource (Elsevier, 2016), "Food, Energy, and Water: The Chemistry Connection" (Elsevier, 2015), and "Water Reclamation and Sustainability" (Elsevier, 2014). Others include "Comprehensive Water Quality and Purification" (Elsevier, 2013), "Monitoring Water Quality: Pollution Assessment, Analysis, and Remediation" (Elsevier, 2013), "Novel Solutions to Water Pollution" (ACS Symposium Volume, 2013), "Handbook of Water Purity and Quality" (Elsevier, 2009), and "Arsenic Contamination of Water: Mechanism, Analysis, and Remediation" (Wiley, 2008). A member of the executive committee of the Rivers of the World Foundation (ROW), Dr. Ahuja has organized numerous global symposia on improving water quality, including presentations for the American Chemical Society and UNESCO.