publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

The State of Technology and Community Driven Application of Distributed Wastewater Reuse, Nutrient Reclamation, and Energy Savings

Gocke, Thomas Edward;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Mexico
Abstract
The security of clean water for urban communities is increasingly uncertain due to over usage, a shifting hydrosphere, and changes in development patterns. The wastewater treatment community has come to a turning point, where wastewater is increasingly being viewed as a valuable resource that can be transformed into commodities such as clean water, nutrients and energy. This document will discuss the current state of the industry for water reuse and nutrient reclamation and evaluate each practice based on the feasibility of implementation in communities of different sizes. Planning research has focused on distributed wastewater treatment systems primarily in two...
Subjects
free text keywords: Civil engineering, Urban planning, Water resources management
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