Water Quality & Treatment Handbook

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9780070016590: Water Quality & Treatment Handbook

State-of-the-art handbook of community water supplies.

The leading source of information on water quality, water treatment, and quality control for 60 years is now available in an up-to-the-minute new edition. The American Water Works Association's Water Quality & Treatment, Fifth Edition fully covers the field, bringing you the expertise of 20 distinguished specialists who provide the latest information on everything from aeration and coagulation processes, to chemical oxidation and water plant waste management. At least 90% of the material in this new edition has been revised and updated. Among the areas of special concern covered are:

*Cutting-edge membrane processes
*U.S. regulatory changes, including new rulings on disinfection by-products
*Current concerns with preventing cryptosporidium and e. coli outbreaks
*Enhanced removal of total organic carbon
*Much, much more

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Distinguished by its all-inclusive coverage of public water supply treatment, the American Water Works Association's Water Quality & Treatment has stood as the leading international source in the field for over 60 years. With a full 90% of its material new to this edition, this one-of-a-kind reference is more essential than ever. Here, you'll find all the basics, starting with a rationale for water quality and goals, and progressing to discussion of:
* Methods of performing hydrologic and hydraulic analysis for flood insurance studies
* Compliance and enforcement sections
* A method of assessing coastal flooding and other hazards
* And more!

Authoritative, comprehensive, and written by more than 20 highly respected specialists, Water Quality and Treatment brings you 18 illustrated chapters detailing state-of-the-art technologies and methods. It features updated appraisals of everything from aeration and coagulation processes, to chemical oxidation and water plant waste management. Whether the topic is the health and aesthetic aspects of water quality, or the latest details on effective control of microbia, you can't find a more in-depth-or more critical-guide to water supply treatment than the one you're holding right now.

NEW IN THIS EDITION
* Leading-edge membrane technologies
* Disinfection processes for prevention of Cryptosporidium and E. Coli outbreaks
* Enhanced removal of total organic carbon
* Updates on all processes and treatments
* European regulations
* U.S. regulatory changes

About the Author:

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is the leading organization of water management professionals in the United States. The AWWA's headquarters are in Denver, Colorado.

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American Water Works Association
Published by McGraw-Hill Professional (1999)
ISBN 10: 0070016593 ISBN 13: 9780070016590
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