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Groundwater Remediation & Treatment Technologies


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This volume has been organized for practicing engineers who deal with the problems of groundwater and leachate remediation. It is intended to provide a practical overview of both techniques for evaluating groundwater quality and in selecting remediation technologies that are cost effective. Emphasis is given to advanced remediation methods.

About the Author

Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff heads the Industrial Waste Management Program to eastern Ukraine under the United States Agency for International Development. He has nearly twenty years of industry and applied research experience in polymers, petrochemicals, and environmental and energy management in the heavy manufacturing and processing industries. Among his experience includes nearly thirteen years as product development manager and specialist for Exxon Chemical Company's elastomers product lines, and he actively provides consulting for private industry in the polymer technology areas. He has contributed extensively to the industrial press by having authored, co-authored or edited over 100 reference books and numerous articles. Dr. Cheremisinoff received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering from Clarkson College of Technology, Potsdam, New York.

Table of Contents

1. Principles of Geology

2. Relationship Between Groundwater

3. Principles of Hydrogeology

| Introduction | Precipitation | Seasonal Variations in Precipitation | Types of Precipitation | Recording Precipitation | Infiltration | Surface Water | Rates of Flow | Stream Discharge Measurements and Records | Relation Between Groundwater and Surface Water | Groundwater | The Water Table | Aquifers and Confining Units | Porosity and Hydraulic Conductivity | Hydraulic Gradient | Potentiometric Surface Maps and Flow Nets | Interstitial Velocity | Transmissivity and Storativity | Water-Level Fluctuations | Cone of Depression | Specific Capacity | References

4. Groundwater Contamination

| Introduction | Sources of Groundwater Contamination | Groundwater Quality Problems That Originate on the Land Surface | Groundwater Quality Problems That Originate Above the Water Table | Groundwater Quality Problems That Originate Below the Water Table | Natural Controls on Groundwater Contamination | Leachate | Changes in Groundwater Quality | Cyclic Fluctuations | Predictions of Contaminant Migration | References

5. Groundwater Restoration

| Introduction | Contaminant Mobility | Site Characterization | Source Control | Source Removal | Surface Runoff Controls | Groundwater Barriers | Hydrodynamic Controls | Groundwater Collection and Treatment | Pumping Systems | Interceptor Systems | Groundwater Treatment After Removal | In Situ Treatment | In Situ Physical/Chemical Treatment | Mobilization for Extraction | Detoxification | Biodegradation | Natural Subsurface Biological Activity | Enhanced Biorestoration | Treatment Trains | Institutional Limitations on Controlling Groundwater Contamination | References

6. Pump-and-Treat Remediation Technology

| Introduction | Data Requirements | Conceptual Design | Operation and Monitoring | References

7. Treating Contaminated Groundwater and Leachate

| Introduction | Variable Flows and Variable Concentrations | Unit Process Design Approach | Mass Balances | Unit Process Treatment Interferences

Appendix A Compendium of Groundwater and Leachate Treatment Technologies

Appendix B Pump-and-Treat Applications

Product Details

Cheremisinoff, Nicholas P.
William Andrew
Cheremisinoff, Nicholas P.
Westwood, N.J. :
Environmental Science
Industrial Health & Safety
Environmental Engineering & Technology
Environmental - General
Science Reference-Technology
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 98-3237
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
9 x 6 in

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