More Details about Food And Agricultural Wastewater Utilization And Treatment, 2nd Edition

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Author(s)Liu and Sean X
PublisherJohn Wiley
Publish YearMay 2014


Wastes, whether they are solid wastes or wastewater, areresources from which economic values may be derived. Almost allcomponents of agricultural and food wastewater can be and should beutilized or recovered; the stumbling block of achieving thisaspiration is economical, not technical. The last one and a halfdecades have seen the surging of agricultural and non–agriculturalcommodity prices across the board and increased publicconsciousness of environmental impact of industrial wastewaterdischarge and treatment. The confluence of these new developmentshave generated new interests and applications of agricultural andfood wastewater and their treatment residuals in diverse fields andindustries. This new edition will expand topics related to wastewaterutilizations and new uses of treatment residuals while providingup–to–date information on new treatment technologies and practicesacross the globe. The new edition s target audience is anyonewho has the responsibility of dealing with its plant effluents inagricultural and food processing operations. It should be of valueto waste management personnel responsible for managing major wasteeffluents from agro and food industries. It will also beuseful for college students whose majors are in environmentalscience or waste management fields as a reference.