Water Supply and Pollution Control

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Written for undergraduate students of civil engineering and environmental engineering, this text provides a rigorous, state-of-the-art examination of modern water management. It demonstrates the functions of the water treatment process, rather than limiting the discussion to water or wastewater treatment. Both water and wastewater processes are covered, with the theory, practice and related topics of each presented. This edition includes material on standards, treatment processes, water use and development, as well as sewer design. Major revisions are reflected in many chapters and sections, and new problems and a clearer presentation are also featured.

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The latest edition of this best-selling work continues to offer a state-of-the-art look at modern water management. It emphasizes the application of scientific methods to problems associated with the development, movement, and treatment of water and wastewater. Recognizing that all waters are potential sources of supply, the book's tradition of presenting treatment processes in context of what they can do, rather than in the context of water or wastewater treatment, is becoming more appropriate a s the concept of total water management gains greater acceptance. The sixth edition has been improved with new material added on the EPANET model for analyzing water distribution systems, the processing of sludges, and water reuse. The existing coverage of water use, population projections, urban hydrology, storm drainage system design, and treatment processes has been substantially revised to reflect the latest technologies, engineering practices, and regulations. The authors have included a number of new examples and problems based on actual engineering designs and operations. Computer-oriented solutions are stressed where appropriate. The presentation has been clarified where necessary to make this a valuable text and reference for the civil and environmental engineering student.

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  • Emphasizes the application of scientific methods to problems associated with the development, movement, and treatment process providing a better understanding toward the concept of total waste management, recognizing that all waters are potential sources of supply.
  • New and revised chapters/sections on water supply, water distribution, hydrology of sewer and storm drainage systems, biological treatment processes, processing sludges, and advanced wastewater treatment.
  • More solved examples and end-of-chapter problems have been added allowing students to practice the material before moving on to the next chapter.
  • Introduces EPANET and includes examples and problems developed to demonstrate its use.

About the Author:

Warren Viessman, Jr. is Professor Emeritus with the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, College of Engineering University of Florida. He served as Associate Dean for Academic Programs from 1990 to 2003, and prior to that was Chairman of the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences. Dr. Viessman is senior author of widely used textbooks on water supply and pollution control, hydrology, and water management. He has served on numerous national, regional and state committees and commissions, and is recognized for his outstanding contributions to water resources and environmental policy making and analysis at state and national levels. His many national awards attest to his efforts in these fields. He is an Honorary Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a registered professional engineer.

Mark L Hammer is Professor Emeritus of civil engineering and is an author of environmental engineering publications in the United States and Saudi Arabia. During his long tenure as a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dr. Hammer also served as the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency Grant in Water Quality Control. He has taught at the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia, where he conducted environmental engineering research in addition to his teaching responsibilities. He is a member of the American Water Works Association and the Water Environment Federation.

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