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M65 On-Site Generation of Hypochlorite

As more water systems turn to safer alternatives to chlorine gas, the generation of hypochlorite on site has become increasingly common. M65, On-Site Generation of Hypochlorite, presents the principles of on-site generation (OSG), the differences between low-strength and high-strength OSG systems, and the subsequent impact each of these systems has on design, construction, and maintenance for water and wastewater utilities. M65 provides ope

2014 AWWA Compensation Survey: Large Water and Wastewater Utilities

The 2014 AWWA Compensation Survey: Large Water and Wastewater Utilities provides data and analysis of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water utility industry. The Large Utility Version provides data for water and wastewater utilities serving populations of more than 100,000. • Salaries are reported for 63 water and wastewater utility positions from top executive to entry-level operator. • Salary data are organized

Communicating Water’s Value: Talking Points, Tips & Strategies

Water professionals are responsible for shaping and sometimes changing consumers’ perceptions about water’s value. Consumers can mistakenly undervalue water’s worth by assuming it should be provided at no cost to the public. This book by Melanie Goetz outlines how water professionals can encourage customers to appreciate water as the precious commodity it is by driving the message that it needs to be paid for just like other valuable services.

Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning from Frontline Experience with Contamination

Safe drinking water is essential to human life. Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning From Frontline Experience with Contamination provides those who carry responsibility for ensuring safe drinking water an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others. This book presents 21 case studies—10 waterborne disease outbreaks, 7 cases of severe chemical contamination, and 4 close calls—written largely from the perspective of frontline personnel ...

M12 Simplified Procedures for Water Examination, Sixth Edition

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 cautions.

M29 Water Utility Capital Financing, Fourth Edition

Written for both public and investor-owned utilities, AWWA M29 Water Utility Capital Financing, Fourth edition addresses both traditional and innovative utility financing alternatives to meet both short- and long-term capital requirements. M29 covers timely concerns such as inflation, growth-related demands, the impacts of public pressure to keep rates low, and new financing options and considerations. This manual should primarily be considered ...

2012 Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater Utilities: Survey Data and Analyses Report

The latest benchmarking data for water and wastewater utilities compares performance among utilities in five areas: Organizational Development, Customer Relations, Business Operations, Water Operations, and Wastewater Operations. The report provides benchmarking data for 37 key indicators.The data provide useful metrics for water and wastewater utility managers to gauge how their organization is currently performing and to set reasonable targe

AWWA C800-14 Underground Service Line Valves & Fittings

This standard covers valves, fittings, service saddles, and meter setters for use in service line from the main through the meter valve or meter-setting appurtenance. Valves, fittings, and meter setters described in this standard include 1/2 in. (12.5 mm) through 2 in. (50.8 mm). Service saddles described have outlet sizes 1/2 in. (12.5 mm) through 2 in. (50.8 mm) and fit mains of 2 in. (50.8 mm) through 12 in. (304.8 mm). Valves include corpo

AWWA G510-13 Standard for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations and Management

This new AWWA standard describes the essential or critical requirements for the effective operation and management of a wastewater treatment plant. It defines the minimum requirements for the effectiveoperation and management, including water quality, system management programs, and operation and maintenance of facilities.This standard can be referenced in the evaluation of the operation and management of a wastewater treatme

AWWA Small Systems Field Guide, Water and Wastewater

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 and feeds, monitoring, water distribution, equipment maintenance, safety, pumps, meters, pipes, ins

Nitrification in the Distribution System

Water operators face ever increasing challenges to balance a list of drinking water regulations with water quality controls. To manage disinfection and control disinfection byproducts, many utilities have turned to chloramination for secondary disinfection. Chloraminating systems however, are prone to “nitrification-related accelerated disinfectant residual loss” in high water-age areas.  An estimated two-thirds of medium and

The Chlorine Revolution: Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives

Perhaps no other advancement of public health has been as significant. Yet, few know the intriguing story of a simple idea–disinfecting public water systems with chlorine–that in just 100 years has saved more lives than any other single health development in human history.At the turn of the 20th century, most scientists and doctors called the addition of chloride of lime, a poisonous chemical, to public water supplies n

The Chlorine Revolution: Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives

Perhaps no other advancement of public health has been as significant. Yet, few know the intriguing story of a simple idea–disinfecting public water systems with chlorine–that in just 100 years has saved more lives than any other single health development in human history.At the turn of the 20th century, most scientists and doctors called the addition of chloride of lime, a poisonous chemical, to public water supplies n

Water Quality Complaint Investigator`s Guide, Second Edition

Resolving customer water quality complaints is one of the most important aspects of maintaining a successful water distribution system. Complaint investigation involves not just professional water quality proficiency, but also customer relationship skills. The Water Quality Complaint Investigators Guide covers 90% of the most common complaints from consumers.This revised edition focuses on operational practices and includes two ent

WSO: Coagulation, Flocculation and Sedimentation DVD

The most common method of removing turbidity from source water during drinking water treatment is a combination of coagulation, flocculation, and sedimentation, followed by filtration.This DVD explains and demonstrates coagulation, flocculation, and sedimentation processes to treatment operators and students. It defines the three treatment processes, gives a step-by-step guide for what to expect at each stage of treatment, and expl

WSO: Disinfection By-products DVD

Disinfection is essential in the battle against waterborne disease; however disinfectants can also create unwanted by-products. These disinfection by-products or DBPs are a concern because they can potentially cause long term health issues. This creates a tough balancing act for utilities: protecting the public from waterborne disease while minimizing the occurrence and impact of DBPs. This video covers the types of disinfectants u

2011 Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater Utilities: Survey Data and Analyses Report

Water and wastewater utility managers need useful metrics to gauge how their organization is currently performing and to set reasonable targets for future performance. The benchmarking data in this report helps utilities improve both operational efficiency and managerial effectiveness. Utility managers can use the data and analyses in this report to determine how their utility’s performance compares to the water or wastewater industry in

2012 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey

Is your utility’s rate structure meeting your revenue goals? How does your rate structure compare with other utilities in your geographic region? How do your rates compare with other similar size utilities? What are trends in utility rates?Find out in this comprehensive, up-to-the-minute survey of water and wastewater utility rates. Data are provided for 290 water utilities and 214 wastewater utilities from 44 states and the

2013 AWWA Water Utility Compensation Survey, Large Utilities

The 2013 AWWA Water Utility Compensation Survey--Large Utilities provides data and analysis of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water utility industry. The Large Utility Version provides data for water and wastewater utilities serving populations of more than 100,000.

2013 AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference Proceedings

Papers presented at the 2013 AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference, held March 10 -13, 2013, in Glendale Arizona.

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