Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management (Hardcover)

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Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management (Hardcover)


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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.The definitive guide to alternative water sources and wastewater solutions

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 implementedworldwide. Featuring detailed illustrations, an eight-page color insert, current examples, statistics, and calculations, this book provides the vital informationneeded to address the rapidly increasing global demand for clean water.

Coverage includes:

  • Water cycle water sources
  • Springs
  • Air conditioning condensate recovery
  • Dew harvesting
  • Fog harvesting
  • Glacier water harvesting
  • Rainwater catchment
  • Solar distillation of water
  • Graywater systems
  • 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
  • Composting toilets
  • Net zero water

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 (, is past president of the Central Indiana Chapter of American Society of Plumbing Engineers ( and serves on the National Technical Standards Committee. Mr. Boulware 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 ( and an Accredited Rainwater Systems Design Professional. He is a member of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials' ( 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 ( advisory committee in Geneva, Switzerland.
Product Details ISBN: 9780071719513
ISBN-10: 0071719512
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: October 2nd, 2012
Pages: 384
Language: English