New IWA Publication - Activated Sludge - 100 Years and Counting

The book will be issued in June 2014 and is available to pre-order now.

(NEW YORK, NY – March 31, 2014) – Hazen and Sawyer’s Dr. Wendell Khunjar and Dr. Paul Pitt are among the authors of a new International Water Association (IWA) publication titled Activated Sludge – 100 Years and Counting.

Activated Sludge – 100 Years and Counting covers the current status of all aspects of the activated sludge process and looks forward to its further development in the future. It celebrates 100 years of the Activated Sludge process, from the time that the early developers presented the seminal works that led to its eventual worldwide adoption.

The book assembles contributions from renowned world leaders in activated sludge research, development, technology and application. The objective of the book is to summarize the knowledge of all aspects of the activated sludge process and to present and discuss anticipated future developments. Khunjar and Pitt, along with Charles Bott from the Hampton Roads Sanitation District and Kartik Chandran from Columbia University, contributed to the chapter on nitrogen removal.

The book comprises invited papers to be delivered at the conference “Activated Sludge -100 Years and Counting” that is to be held in Essen, Germany, June 12th to 14th, 2014.

For more information on the conference, visit the IWA website. For more information or to pre-order the book, visit IWA publishing.

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