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Water Treatment Plant Design
     

Water Treatment Plant Design

by American Water Works Association, American Society of Civil Engineers
 

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THE MOST TRUSTED AND UP-TO-DATE WATER TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN REFERENCE

Thoroughly revised to cover the latest standards, technologies, regulations, and sustainability practices, Water Treatment Plant Design, Fifth Edition, offers comprehensive guidance on modernizing existing water treatment facilities and planning new ones. This authoritative resource

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THE MOST TRUSTED AND UP-TO-DATE WATER TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN REFERENCE

Thoroughly revised to cover the latest standards, technologies, regulations, and sustainability practices, Water Treatment Plant Design, Fifth Edition, offers comprehensive guidance on modernizing existing water treatment facilities and planning new ones. This authoritative resource discusses the organization and execution of a water treatment plant project—from planning and permitting through design, construction, and start-up. A joint publication of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), this defi nitive guide contains contributions from renowned international experts.

COVERAGE INCLUDES:

  • Sustainability
  • Master planning and treatment process selection
  • Design and construction
  • Intake facilities
  • Aeration and air stripping
  • Mixing, coagulation, and flocculation
  • Clarification
  • Slow sand and diatomaceous earth filtration
  • Oxidation and disinfection
  • Ultraviolet disinfection
  • Precipitative softening
  • Membrane processes
  • Activated carbon adsorption
  • Biological processes
  • Process residuals
  • Pilot plant design and construction
  • Chemical systems
  • Hydraulics
  • Site selection and plant arrangement
  • Environmental impacts and project permitting
  • Architectural design
  • HVAC, plumbing, and air supply systems
  • Structural design
  • Process instrumentation and controls
  • Electrical systems
  • Design reliability features
  • Operations and maintenance considerations during plant design
  • Staff training and plant start-up
  • Water system security and preparedness
  • Construction cost estimating

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The 29 contributions in this reference work for project engineers and managers involved with water treatment plant design cover the organization and execution of a plant project from planning and permitting, through design, construction, and start-up . In particular, the authors describe general preliminary and final design phases, engineering needs, design practices for the major categories of unit processes, and support systems associated with the design of treatment facilities. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071745727
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/03/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1376
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.10(d)

Meet the Author

The American Water Works Association (AWWA), located in Denver, Colorado, is a 56,000-member organization devoted to assessing, promoting, and recognizing high-quality standards. The Association is the primary source of information for local, state, national, and international standards.

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is America's oldest national engineering association.

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