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Water Treatment Plant Design, Fifth Edition

Water Treatment Plant Design, Fifth Edition
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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.


  • 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
McGraw-Hill Education; July 2012
1376 pages; ISBN 9780071745734
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