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Designing and Optimizing Drinking Water Treatment Processes - A Guide to Conducting Investigations

by IWA Publishing

Water treatment facilities normally have a design life of several decades or more and represent a major capital investment and normally significant ongoing operating costs. The optimal design of such facilities typically requires on-site investigations, and Designing and Optimizing Drinking Water Treatment Processes focuses on the important ...;

Human Pharmaceuticals, Hormones and Fragrances

by IWA Publishing

The observed concentrations of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in raw wastewater confirm that municipal wastewater represents the main disposal pathway for the PPCPs consumed in households, hospitals and industry. In sewage treatment plant effluents most PPCPs are still present, since many of these polar and persistent compounds ...;

Best Practice Guide on Sampling and Monitoring Metals in Drinking Water

by IWA Publishing

There is increasing concern regarding the presence of metals, particularly heavy metals in drinking water. In addition to the well-known toxic effects of lead, which are discussed at length in the Best Practice Guide on the Control of Lead in Drinking Water (in this series of Guides), the latest WHO guide values for maximum mean concentrations of ...;

M61 Desalination of Seawater

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

As worldwide fresh water supplies become increasingly stressed from population growth and uncontrolled water use, desalination of seawater has become an increasingly sought-after alternative for new water supply in coastal areas. AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices M61 provides technical and planning guidance for drinking water utilities that ...;

Chemical Water and Wastewater Treatment VIII

by IWA Publishing

In the wake of the Millennium Declaration and the Johannesburg resolutions, many countries have begun to address or re-write their policies regarding water supply and wastewater disposal. The goal is to provide high-quality drinking-water for more people and to safely dispose of spent waters from a large portion of the population than today.This ...;

Artificial Recharge: Technology and Systems for the Creation of Drinking Water from Surface Water – ARTDEMO

by IWA Publishing

The term Artificial Recharge (AR) covers a range of technologies that typically utilise the natural cleaning capacity of natural subsoil systems to produce drinking water from surface water. Artificial Recharge: Technology and Systems for the Creation of Drinking Water from Surface Water demonstrates a management tool that uses sophisticated ...;

Where Does Water Come From? Where Does Water Go? DVD

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Where does tap water come from? What happens to water after it goes down the drain? Why does water need to be cleaned before and after people use it? Kids learn all the answers in this entertaining video.Children watch how the earth recycles water using the hydrologic cycle. Easy-to-understand animation and live action brings the water cycle to ...;

Characterization of Particles in Filter Effluents

by IWA Publishing

Although it has been nearly 200 years since the first known granular media filtration was used for potable water treatment, this Victorian era technology remains as perhaps the most important step in multi-barrier treatment of drinking water for the vast majority of the world. Despite this widely recognized importance of granular media filtration, ...;

Dictionary of Water and Waste Management

by IWA Publishing

Water and waste management covers the design, building and operation of plants for water treatment and supply, sewerage, wastewater treatment and disposal, and solid waste treatment and disposal. Since the last edition in 2002 there has been an increasing importance on the issues reflecting climate change. This is particularly important when the ...;

AWWA Small Systems Field Guide, Water and Wastewater

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Operators of small water systems do it all – O & M, management, sampling, customer service, everything. This new field guide may be the handiest book ever written for these unsung heroes of public health protection. It provides information and data needed for operating small drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities: chemicals ...;

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