NEW FOURTH EDITION!
This water operator training text describes sources of raw water for city potable water supply. Part 1 of the 5-part Principles and Practices of Water Supply Operations series, the book covers characteristics and development of groundwater, rivers, lakes, estuaries, and seawater; conservation; water quality; and the hydrologic cycle.
The Fourth Edition provides new information on source water protection, water pollution control, water use and conservation, and water reuse. Practice problems and questions are included in each chapter.