Water Treatment Plant Design

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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 ...

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071745727
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/3/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1376
  • Sales rank: 1,323,165
  • 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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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Challenge of Water Treatment Plant Design
Chapter 2: Sustainability
Chapter 3: Master Planning and Treatment Process Selection
Chapter 4: Design and Construction
Chapter 5: Intake Facilities
Chapter 6: Aeration and Air Stripping
Chapter 7: Mixing, Coagulation, and Flocculation
Chapter 8: Clarification
Chapter 9: High-Rate Granular Media Filtration
Chapter 10: Slow Sand and Diatomaceous Earth Filtration
Chapter 11: Oxidation and Disinfection
Chapter 12: UV Disinfection
Chapter 13: Lime Softening
Chapter 14: Ion Exchange Applications in Water Treatment
Chapter 15: Membrane Processes
Chapter 16: Activated Carbon Processes
Chapter 17: Biological Treatment Processes
Chapter 18: Process Residuals
Chapter 19: Pilot Plant Design and Construction
Chapter 20: Chemicals and Chemical Handling
Chapter 21: Hydraulics
Chapter 22: Site Selection and Plant Arrangement
Chapter 23: Environmental Impact and Project Permitting
Chapter 24: Architectural Design
Chapter 25: Building Systems
Chapter 26: Structural Design
Chapter 27: Process Instrumentation and Controls
Chapter 28: Electrical Systems
Chapter 29: Design Reliability Features
Chapter 30: Operations and Maintenance Considerations during Plant Design
Chapter 31: Operator Training and Plant Start-Up
Chapter 32: Water Treatment Plant Security
Chapter 33: Construction Cost Estimating
APPENDIX A: PROPERTIES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS
APPENDIX B: ABBREVIATIONS COMMONLY USED IN THE WATER INDUSTRY
APPENDIX C: UNIT CONVERSIONS
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