Water Wells & Septic Systems Handbook / Edition 1

Water Wells & Septic Systems Handbook / Edition 1

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by R. Woodson
     
 

Packed with 200 illustrations!

A PRACTICAL, ONE-STEP RESOURCE FOR WORKING WITH WATER WELLS AND SEPTIC SYSTEMS.

Each year, thousands upon thousands of Americans install water wells and septic systems on their properties. But with a maze of codes governing their use—along with a host of design requirements that ensure their functionality—where can

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Packed with 200 illustrations!

A PRACTICAL, ONE-STEP RESOURCE FOR WORKING WITH WATER WELLS AND SEPTIC SYSTEMS.

Each year, thousands upon thousands of Americans install water wells and septic systems on their properties. But with a maze of codes governing their use—along with a host of design requirements that ensure their functionality—where can someone turn for comprehensive, one-stop guidance? Enter the Water Wells and Septic Systems Handbook from McGraw-Hill.

Written in language any property owner can understand—yet detailed enough for professionals and technical students—this easy-to-use volume delivers the latest techniques and code requirements for designing, building, rehabilitating, and maintaining private water wells and septic systems. Bolstered by a wealth of informative charts, tables, and illustrations, this book delivers:

* Current construction, maintenance, and repair methods

* New International Private Sewage Disposal Code

* Up-to-date standards from the American Water Works Association

* And much, much more!

So, no matter if you’re a plumber, a driller, or a utility company professional, Water Wells and Septic Systems Handbook is the one resource you need to ensure your next job’s success!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071402002
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Series:
Handbook Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1Administration1
Ch. 2Definitions11
Ch. 3General Regulations15
Ch. 4Site Evaluation and Requirements17
Ch. 5Materials29
Ch. 6Soil Absorption Systems35
Ch. 7Pressure Distribution Systems43
Ch. 8Tanks47
Ch. 9Mound Systems55
Ch. 10Cesspools73
Ch. 11Inspections75
Ch. 12Referenced Standards77
Ch. 13Site Evaluation for Water Wells79
Ch. 14Testing and Protecting Potable Water89
Ch. 15Drilled Wells107
Ch. 16Shallow Wells129
Ch. 17Alternative Water Sources155
Ch. 18Troubleshooting Well Systems165
Ch. 19Site Limitations for Septic Systems187
Ch. 20Septic Designs and Soil Studies199
Ch. 21Gravel-and-Pipe Septic Systems211
Ch. 22Chamber-Type Septic Systems229
Ch. 23Wastewater Pump Systems237
Ch. 24Landscaping Septic-System Areas247
Ch. 25Septic-System Maintenance251
Ch. 26Troubleshooting Septic Systems255
Ch. 27Low-Cost Septic Systems271
Ch. 28Low-Cost Well Systems277
Ch. 29Suggestions for Bidding Jobs291
Ch. 30Cost Overruns305
Ch. 31Worksite Safety319
Ch. 32First Aid333
Ch. 33Mathematics for the Trade347
AppReference and Conversion Tables and Data407
Index445

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