Organic Pollutants in the Water Cycle
edited by Thorsten Reemtsma and Martin Jekel
This is an in-depth and comprehensive reference on pertinent contaminant classes and their behavior in the water cycle. Among those discussed are industrial chemicals, consumer products, polar herbicides, and pharmaceuticals. All chapters cover properties; pollution sources; occurence in wastewater, surface water, and groundwater; as well as water treatment aspects. Ecotoxicological and assessment aspects are also covered. The book is an ideal reference for researchers and professionals working in water quality monitoring, water supply, or wastewater treatment as well as those working as environmental chemists, ecologists, and engineers.
2006 / 350 pages