This timely volume discusses alternative water sources and waste disposal methods that are appropriate when traditional means and methods do not exist or are inadequate. Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management presents a variety of innovative concepts that are being researched,...
This timely volume discusses alternative water sources and waste disposal methods that are appropriate when traditional means and methods do not exist or are inadequate. Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management presents a variety of innovative concepts that are being researched, developed, and implemented worldwide. Featuring detailed illustrations, an eight-page color insert, current examples, statistics, and calculations, this book provides the vital information needed to address the rapidly increasing global demand for clean water.
Water cycle water sources
Air conditioning condensate recovery
Glacier water harvesting
Solar distillation of water
Water quality maintenance
Ground water recharge
Aquatic plants as waste management system
Biological fi lters and constructed wetlands
Blackwater recycling systems
Septic system design
Latrines and privies
Net zero water
About the Author:
E.W. Bob Boulware is a registered professional engineer and President of Design-Aire Engineering, a Consulting Engineering firm located in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a Life Member of the American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE.org), is past president of the Central Indiana Chapter of American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE.org) and serves on the National Technical Standards Committee. He is principal author of the ARCSA/ASPE Rainwater Catchment Design and Installations Standard which is being considered as an ANSI National Standard. He is past national president of the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA.org) and an Accredited Rainwater Systems Design Professional. He is a member of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO.org) Green Technology Committee, where he contributed to the development of the rainwater catchment and greywater systems standards included in the 2012 Green Plumbing Supplement and the Uniform Plumbing Code. Mr. Boulware is also on the International Rain Harvesting Alliance (IRHA-h20.org) advisory committee in Geneva, Switzerland.
Order No: R140201
Publisher: McGraw Hill