The treatment of wastewater from industrial production and manufacturing processes are subjected to fulfill specific legal requirements. Origin and composition of these effluents generally require pretreatment before discharged into a public wastewater treatment plant or rather direct discharging requires the use of special cleaning procedures. This book provides an overview of possible techniques of industrial wastewater treatment process. Based on the legal requirements important design principles are taught for the integration of environmental protection measures in industrial processes. The following sections describe in more detail the various treatment methods.
The series 'Water and the Environment' contains selected content from the areas of hydraulics and hydraulic engineering, waste management and sanitary engineering with the subregions wastewater treatment and water supply.