Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/30/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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The definitive water quality and treatment resource fully revised and updated

Comprehensive, current, and written by leading experts, Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water, Sixth Edition covers state of the art technologies and methods for water treatment and quality control. Significant revisions and new material in this edition reflect the latest advances and critical topics in water supply and treatment. Presented by the American Water Works Association, this is the leading source of authoritative information on drinking water quality and treatment.


-Chemical principles, source water composition, and watershed protection

-Natural treatment systems

-Water reuse for drinking water augmentation

-Ultraviolet light processes

-Formation and control of disinfection by-products


-Drinking water standards, regulations, goals, and health effects

-Hydraulic characteristics of water treatment reactors

-Gas-liquid processes and chemical oxidation

-Coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, and flotation

-Granular media and membrane filtration

-Ion exchange and adsorption of inorganic contaminants

-Precipitation, coprecipitation, and precipitative softening

-Adsorption of organic compounds by activated carbon

-Chemical disinfection

-Internal corrosion and deposition control

-Microbiological quality control in distribution systems

-Water treatment plant residuals management

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