For the professional.
Comprehensive Table of Contents including: Ecological Engineering; Aquaculture and Its
Role in Ecological Wastewater Treatment; Ecosystems Approach to Low-Cost Sanitation;
Wastewater-Fed Fish Culture; Land-Based Systems; Solar Wastewater Treatment;
Polyculture-Based; Plan for a Community Greenhouse; Cold Climate Regions; Sand-Plant
Filter Systems; Treatment of Wastewater from Potato Processing; Ecological Effects of
Human Activity; Awareness of the Engineer as an Integral Part of Ecological Wastewater
Treatment; Wastewater, Groundwater, and Air Purification Schematics and more!
Coombs takes a thorough look at water purification, using humor to do it.
After examining the limited supply and importance of fresh water, she highlights
sanitation practices through the centuries -- from chamber pots to outhouses, from typhoid
outbreaks to the burning Cuyahoga River.
The author, Karen Mueller Coombs, 1997
Flush! was named an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children by the National Council
for the Social Studies.
It was also named the first place winner in the juvenile book category of the 1995 San
Diego Book Awards.