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Long Term Effects of Disinfection Changes on Water Quality

by IWA Publishing

Chlorine has been used in the treatment of drinking water in the United States since 1908. Since the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974 and its amendments, utilities around the country have made changes to their disinfection strategies to meet more stringent regulations for either microbial contaminants or disinfection by-products (DBPs). ...;

M12 Simplified Procedures for Water Examination, Sixth Edition

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Reliable water quality testing forms the basis for regulatory compliance and ensures the best possible quality drinking water for the community. This manual provide 30 common lab tests for process control in drinking water production. Each test includes purpose of test, equipment list, reagents, simplified methods and procedures, and warnings and ...;

Managing Water Demand

by IWA Publishing

The vast arid and semi-arid regions of the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) constitute 85% of the region's land area and are home to approximately 60% of the region's population. Limited water resources pose severe constraints on people's economic and social progress, testing their resilience and threatening their livelihoods. Rainfall ...;

Sustainable Water Resources in the Built Environment

by IWA Publishing

Sustainable Water Resources in the Built Environment covers elements of water engineering and policy making in the sustainable construction of buildings with a focus on case studies from Panama and Kenya.  It provides comprehensive information based on case studies, experimental data, interviews, and in-depth research.;

Principles of Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes

by IWA Publishing

Principles of Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes is the second book in the Water and Wastewater Process Technologies Series. The book outlines the principle unit operations that are involved in the separation, degradation and utilisation of organic and inorganic matter during water and wastewater treatment. The module builds on the subjects ...;

Advancing Collaborations for Water-Related Health Risk Communication

by IWA Publishing

A range of existing and emerging concerns pose potential threats to drinking water quality and utilities’ credibility with customers. The early involvement of public health officials and clinicians is essential for addressing these issues and for building and maintaining effective collaborations before an emergency event. Utilities must be ...;

Service Life Analysis of Water Main Epoxy Lining

by IWA Publishing

The objectives of this research were to (1) gather information on historical epoxy lining installations and document the effectiveness of these previously installed liners in protecting cast iron or steel water mains, (2) develop protocols and procedures and conduct accelerated life-cycle tests on epoxy liners to assess their long-term ...;

Potential Techniques for the Assessment of Joints in Water Distribution Pipelines

by IWA Publishing

The failures from gradually deteriorating joints are observed as leaks or pipe breaks at or near the joint and may result in water quality deterioration. However, while these failures are not often catastrophic, they frequently remain undetected or are not acted upon. If the condition of a joint can be assessed prior to the onset of visible ...;

Computational Fluid Dynamics in Drinking Water Treatment

by IWA Publishing

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) uses advanced numerical models to predict flow, mixing and (bio)-chemical reactions. In drinking water engineering, CFD is increasingly applied to predict the performance of treatment installations and to optimise these installations.A lack of understanding of the hydraulics in drinking water treatment systems ...;

AWWA B130-13 Membrane Bioreactor Systems

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)

The purpose of this standard is to provide a minimum set of requirements for submerged and sidestream-type membrane bioreactor (MBR) systems used for water reclamation and/or wastewater treatment systems. This standard is intended to assist with the design, procurement, installation, and commissioning of MBR systems.The standard provides ...;

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