New edition covers the latest practices, regulations, and alternative disinfectants
Since the publication of the Fourth Edition of White's Handbook of Chlorination and Alternative Disinfectants more than ten years ago, the water industry has made substantial advances in their understanding and application of chlorine, hypochlorite, and alternative disinfectants for water and wastewater treatment. This Fifth Edition, with its extensive updates and revisions, reflects the current state of the science as well as the latest practices.
Balancing theory with practice, the Fifth Edition covers such important topics as:
- Advances in the use of UV and ozone as disinfectants
- Alternative disinfectants such as chlorine dioxide, iodine, and bromine-related products
- Advanced oxidation processes for drinking water and wastewater treatment
- New developments and information for the production and handling of chlorine
- Latest regulations governing the use of different disinfectants
For each disinfectant, the book explains its chemistry, effectiveness, dosing, equipment, and system design requirements. Moreover, the advantages and disadvantages of each disinfectant are clearly set forth. References at the end of each chapter guide readers to the primary literature for further investigation.
Authored and reviewed by leading experts in the field of water and wastewater treatment, this Fifth Edition remains an ideal reference for utilities, regulators, engineers, and plant operators who need current information on the disinfection of potable water, wastewater, industrial water, and swimming pools.
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Table of Contents
List of Contributors and Reviewers xxxi
List of Abbreviations xxxiii
1 Chlorine: History, Manufacture, Properties, Hazards, and Uses 1
2 Chemistry of Aqueous Chlorine 68
3 Determination of Chlorine Residuals in Water and Wastewater Treatment 174
4 Chlorination of Potable Water 230
5 Chlorination of Wastewater 326
6 Disinfection of Wastewater 363
7 Chlorine Contact Basin Design 404
8 Chlorine Feed Systems 418
9 Hypochlorination—Sodium Hypochlorite 452
10 On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generation System 528
11 Dechlorination 572
12 Process Controls for Chlorination and Dechlorination 594
13 Operation and Maintenance 678
14 Chlorine Dioxide 700
15 Ozone 767
16 Bromine, Bromine Chloride, BCDMH, and Iodine 848
17 Ultraviolet Light 893
18 Advanced Oxidation Processes 976
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