The Drinking Water Dictionary / Edition 1

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With comprehensive definitions of thousands of essential terms of today’s water engineering and sciences, this is—The Best Water Quality Dictionary You Can Own—
*15,000 up-to-date entries fully define the language of water quality
*Authoritative and accurate—definitions supplied by leading experts in each field as part of the 23-member AWWA Technical Advisory Committee
*Encyclopedic—covers all disciplines—supply, treatment, regulation, chemistry, health effects, microbiology, stormwater, wastewater, hydrology, distribution, management, and 34 other topic areas
*Abbreviations, acronyms, hydraulic equations, chemical formulas, and mathematical models
*Conversion factors tables
*Units of measure in both customary and SI units

This comprehensive, indispensable reference puts accurate information at your fingertips. Whether you are a professional, a student, or a general reader with interest in a critical environmental subject, The Drinking Water Dictionary defines the current language of water quality and gives you a better understanding of the ideas and concepts you need to know.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071375139
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 3/21/2001
  • Series: Civil Engineering Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 516
  • Product dimensions: 1.04 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 11.00 (d)

Meet the Author

The leading organization of water management professionals in the United States, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) empaneled a committee of 23 experts to compile authoritative definitions and develop this dictionary. This special Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has worked since 1994 creating this unequaled reference. James M. Symons, Cullen Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at the University of Houston, served as Project Supervisor and Editor. AWWA has its headquarters in Denver, Colorado.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Drinking Water Dictionary.

Chapter 2: Units of Measure.

Chapter 3: Table of Conversion Factors.

Chapter 4: Sources of Information.

Chapter 5: Illustration Credits.

Chapter 6: Suggestion Form.
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