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Chemistry of Water Treatment / Edition 1

Chemistry of Water Treatment / Edition 1

by Samuel D. Faust, Osman M. AlySamuel D. Faust
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This second edition demonstrates how chemistry influences the design of water treatment plants and how it should influence the design.
Historically, water treatment plants have been designed from hydraulic considerations with little regard to chemical aspects. The many chemical reactions used for removal of pollutants from water simply cannot be forced to occur within current designs. This book re-examines this traditional approach in light of today's water quality and treatment.
Will current water treatment processes be sufficient to meet future demands or will new processes have to be devised? Chemistry of Water Treatment assesses the chemical and physical efficacies of current processes to meet the demands of the Safe Drinking water Act, providing expert information to persons responsible for the production of potable water into the next century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575040110
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/01/1998
Edition description: REV
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Criteria and Standards for Drinking Water Quality
Organic Compounds in Raw and Finished Waters
Tastes and Odors in Drinking Water
Removal of Organics and Inorganics by Activated Carbon
Removal of Particulate Matter by Coagulation
Removal of Particulate Matter by Filtration and Sedimentation
Removal of Hardness and Other Scale-Forming Substances
Removal of Inorganic Contaminants
Removal of Corrosive Substances
Removal of Pathogenic Bacteria, Viruses, and Protozoans

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