Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water

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Date

November 15, 2010

Format

Electronic book text, 1696 pages

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0071630104 / 9780071630108

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Overview


Main description

The definitive water quality and treatment resource--fully revised and updated

Comprehensive, current, and written by leading experts, Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water, Sixth Edition covers state-of-the-art technologies and methods for water treatment and quality control. Significant revisions and new material in this edition reflect the latest advances and critical topics in water supply and treatment. Presented by the American Water Works Association, this is the leading source of authoritative information on drinking water quality and treatment.

NEW CHAPTERS ON:

  • Chemical principles, source water composition, and watershed protection
  • Natural treatment systems
  • Water reuse for drinking water augmentation
  • Ultraviolet light processes
  • Formation and control of disinfection by-products

DETAILED COVERAGE OF:

  • Drinking water standards, regulations, goals, and health effects
  • Hydraulic characteristics of water treatment reactors
  • Gas-liquid processes and chemical oxidation
  • Coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, and flotation
  • Granular media and membrane filtration
  • Ion exchange and adsorption of inorganic contaminants
  • Precipitation, coprecipitation, and precipitative softening
  • Adsorption of organic compounds by activated carbon
  • Chemical disinfection
  • Internal corrosion and deposition control
  • Microbiological quality control in distribution systems
  • Water treatment plant residuals management


Table of contents

Chapter 1. Drinking Water Quality Standards, Regulations, and Goals; Chapter 2. Health and Aesthetic Aspects of Drinking Water; Chapter 3. Source Water Quality Composition and Protection; Chapter 4. Hydraulic Characteristics of Reactors and Processes; Chapter 5. Overview of Water Treatment Processes; Chapter 6. Gas Transfer: Principles and Applications; Chapter 7. Chemical Oxidation; Chapter 8. Coagulation and Focculation; Chapter 9. Sedimentation and Flotation; Chapter 10. Granular Bed and Precoat Filtration; Chapter 11. Membrane Processes; Chapter 12. Ion Exchange and Adsorption of Inorganic Contaminants; Chapter 13. Precipitation, Coprecipitation, and Precipitative Softening ; Chapter 14. Adsorption of Organic Compounds; Chapter 15. Natural Treatment Systems; Chapter 16. Water Reuse for Drinking Water Augmentation; Chapter 17. Chemical Disinfection; Chapter 18. UV Technologies; Chapter 19. Formation and Control or Disinfection By-Products; Chapter 20. Internal Corrosion and Deposition Control; Chapter 21. Microbiology Quality Control in Distribution Systems; Chapter 22. Water Treatment Residuals Management; Appendix A: Chemical Elements, Symbols, Atomic Number, and Mass; Appendix B: Physical and Chemical Constants; Appendix C: Conversions: Appendix D: Physical Properties of Water and Gases; Index


Author comments

American Water Works Association (AWWA) is the leading organization of water management professionals in the United States.
James K. Edzwald, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts where he was Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering from 1984−2006. He is a former President of the Association of Environmental Engineering Professors and served on the Board of Trustees as Vice President. Dr. Edzwald was twice honored with teaching awards at the University of Massachusetts and in 1990 he received the College of Engineering Alumni Association Outstanding Faculty Award. Dr. Edzwald is a member of AAEE, ASCE, AWWA, AEESP, IWA, and the NEWWA.





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