New IWA Open Access book: Treatment Wetlands

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New IWA Open Access book: Treatment Wetlands

Dear colleagues,

We are very pleased to announce that IWA (International Water Association) Publishing has just released the Open Access version of the new book "Treatment Wetlands". Here is the link for downloading the book:

wio.iwaponline.com/content/16/9781780408774

The book has been written by a team of experts on wetlands, is concise, didactic and practical, with several illustrations, summary tables and design examples. Besides the on-line version, a printed version will be released in the next few days. Here is a descrition of the book:

Treatment Wetlands

Authors: Gabriela Dotro, Günter Langergraber, Pascal Molle, Jaime Nivala, Jaume Puigagut, Otto Stein, Marcos von Sperling

DOI: 10.2166/9781780408774

Available as Open Access at: wio.iwaponline.com/content/16/9781780408774

Abstract

Treatment Wetlands is the seventh volume in the Biological Wastewater Treatment series, which gives a state-of-the-art presentation of the science and technology of sewage treatment. The major variants of wetland systems are covered in this volume, namely: (i) horizontal flow wetlands; (ii) vertical flow wetlands; (iii) French vertical flow wetlands; (iv) intensified wetlands; (v) free water surface wetlands; (vi) other applications of treatment wetlands. The book presents in a clear and didactic way the main concepts, working principles, expected performance, design criteria, design examples, construction aspects and operational guidelines. The book has been written by an international team of top experts in the field of treatment wetlands.

About the series:

This highly acclaimed series comprises seven textbooks – available in print or as Open Access ebooks – which provide a state-of-the-art presentation of the science and technology of biological wastewater treatment. All volumes of the series have been thoroughly used by students, researchers and practitioners in developed and developing countries.

Titles in the Biological Wastewater Treatment series:

• Volume 1: Wastewater Characteristics, Treatment and Disposal
• Volume 2: Basic Principles of Wastewater Treatment
• Volume 3: Waste Stabilisation Ponds
• Volume 4: Anaerobic Reactors
• Volume 5: Activated Sludge and Aerobic Biofilm Reactors
• Volume 6: Sludge Treatment and Disposal
• Volume 7: Treatment Wetlands

This title belongs to Biological Wastewater Treatment Series
ISBN: 9781780408767 (Print)
ISBN: 9781780408774 (eBook)
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Re: New IWA Open Access book: Treatment Wetlands

The textbook was prepared by the IWA Task Group on "Mainstreaming the Use of Treatment Wetlands" and is designed to be used in a biological wastewater treatment course on a bachelor level.

We hope you will find the book useful,
Guenter Langergraber
on behalf of the IWA TG on "Mainstreaming the Use of Treatment Wetlands"

Dr Guenter Langergraber
Senior Scientist
Institute of Sanitary Engineering
BOKU University
Vienna, Austria
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