Handbook of Public Water Systems (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 14, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 1152 pages
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Public water systems deliver high-quality water to the public. They also present a vast array of problems, from pollution monitoring and control to the fundamentals of hydraulics and pipe fitting.
  

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Contents

1 Criteria and Standards for Potable Water Quality
1
2 Inorganic and Radionuclide Contaminants
32
3 Organic Compounds in Drinking Water
62
4 Microbiology of Drinking Water
87
5 Water Chemistry
102
6 Specific Contaminant Removal Methodologies
114
7 Water System Planning
121
8 Source Water Development
153
22 Water Quality Control in Distribution Systems
722
23 Residuals Management
742
24 Chemical Storage and Feeding Systems
819
25 Package Water Treatment Systems
866
26 Plant Hydraulics
888
27 Storage
953
28 Distribution Systems
971
29 Pumping Systems
983

9 Aeration and Air Stripping
215
10 Coagulation and Flocculation
251
11 Sedimentation and Other Clarification Processes
301
12 Filtration
351
13 Water Softening
412
14 Iron and Manganese Removal
441
15 Membrane Treatment
476
16 Oxidation
524
17 Activated Carbon Treatment
555
18 Ion Exchange and Activated Alumina Sorption
587
19 Disinfection
614
20 Fluoridation and Defluoridation
667
21 Distribution System Corrosion Monitoring and Control
680
30 Energy Management for Water Treatment Facilities
1011
31 Electrical Design Considerations
1049
32 Economic and Financial Issues
1057
Appendix A Financial Statistics Tables
1069
Appendix B Periodic Table of the Elements
1077
Appendix C Atomic Weights
1078
Appendix D Metric Conversion Units
1081
Appendix E Physical Properties of Water
1083
Appendix F Compatibility of Various Chemicals
1085
Appendix G Chemicals Used in Treatment of Water and Wastewater
1095
Index
1124
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