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Standards Official Notice - Effective June 2016

ANSI/AWWA C909-16 Molecularly Oriented Polyvinyl Chloride (PVCO) Pressure Pipe, 4 In. (100 mm) and Larger (November 19, 2015)ANSI/AWWA D106-16 Sacrificial Anode Cathodic Protection Systems for the Interior Submerged Surfaces of Steel Water Storage Tanks (October 30, 2015)

M17 Installation, Field Testing, and Maintenance of Fire Hydrants, Fifth Edition

This utility operations manual provides drawings and approved procedures for fire hydrant design, installation, and operation and maintenance practices. It traces the development of the different styles and contains detailed instructions for testing. Definitions, diagrams, and record-keeping tips are included as well as easy-to-follow flow-testing procedures to quickly obtain valuable distribution system information.The bulk of the material i

Advanced Oxidation Handbook

Advanced oxidation technologies (AOTs) oxidize a broad range of contaminants, including those that are not readily removed with other advanced technologies. The need to treat an ever expanding range of regulated and emerging contaminants has led to an increased interest in AOTs.This handbook provides the fundamentals of the design and operation for advanced oxidation technologies. The possible applications—micropollutant treatment, treatment

Standards Official Notice - Effective May 2016 Product Announcement from American Water Works Association (AWWA)

AWWA B100-16 Granular Filter MaterialAWWA B114-16 Reverse Osmosis and Nanofiltration Systems for Water TreatmentAWWA C707-10(R16) Encoder-Type Remote-Registration Systems for Cold-Water Meters

Energy Management for Water Utilities

Energy costs are a large portion of the operational budget for water and wastewater utilities, second only to staffing. This handbook provides information and insight into energy management strategies that can reduce operational costs, increase operational efficiencies, and develop a more sustainable infrastructure. Following the popular plan-do-act-check framework, this book provides an overview of key steps in developing and implementing an

M53 Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Drinking Water, Second edition

Microfiltration and ultrafiltration have gained rapid acceptance as processes that provide a reliable and very high level of particle, turbidity, and microorganism removal. This manual contains information on low pressure membranes in their widely diverse applications, operations and system designs. It will help water operators, engineers, and management increase the success of an installation.Chapters cover topics such as water quality, memb

Standards Official Notice - Effective April 2016

The following AWWA Standards will be effective April 2016:ANSI/AWWA B600-16, Standard for Powdered Activated Carbon (October 12, 2015) The main purpose of this standard is to provide the minimum requirements for powdered activated carbon, including physical, testing, packaging, and shipping requirements.ANSI/AWWA B603-16, Standard for Permanganates (October 6, 2015) This standard provides the minimum requirements for dry potassium per

M44 Distribution Valves: Selection, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance, Third Edition

Effectively managing valves as an asset can have a significant impact both for the water utility and the customer. This revised manual covers valve selection and installation as well as the importance of location, condition, and frequency of operation.The updated figures show commonly used valves and their components, including: globe; butterfly; plug; ball; cone; and gate. Special-use valves are also discussed, but the intent here is only to

M36 Water Audits and Loss Control Programs, Fourth Edition

Discover how much water your utility loses due to leakage, meter error, or water theft and learn how to determine the cost of uncaptured revenue from non-revenue water (NRW) with this explanation of the IWA/AWWA water audit methodology and some of the best loss control techniques. New content includes:- Enhanced guidance related to the optimized use of the AWWA Free Water Audit Software- Detailed instruction on production flowmeter and supp

Let's Talk Safety 2016: 52 Talks on Common Utility Safety Practices for Water Professionals

Stop wondering what to talk about and spending your valuable time preparing presentations. Let’s Talk Safety makes it easy for safety officers to spend a few minutes each week communicating with employees about the critical importance of working safely. This quick and easy book provides 52 short briefings tailored specifically for water utility employees, plus links to additional resources. Each briefing covers a single key topic. Let's Talk ...

Cylinder and Vane Actuators and Controls – Design and Installation (M66)

Given the increased use of automatic process systems, the use of power actuators continues to grow. This manual provides invaluable information on the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic power actuators.

Iron and Manganese Removal Handbook,

High levels of iron and manganese can cause adverse effects on water at the tap and subsequent customer dissatisfaction. This book addresses how to control and treat these contaminants.

Aquifer Storage and Recovery (M63)

M63, Aquifer Storage and Recovery provides a general understanding of the principles of aquifer storage and recovery (ASR). The manual discusses the concept, regulations as they are applied nationally and by state, basic design and development criteria, and presents results of an inventory of ASR well sites nationally. Both successful projects and ones that faced challenges are profiled. M63 provides management, operations, and engineering staff ...

Water Utility Manager’s Guide to Cyanotoxins

This utility manager’s guide to cyanotoxins is designed to help familiarize water utility managers across the country with the issues surrounding cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins. Clear, concise guidance. Easy to read and understand. This item is available at no charge through the AWWA on the Source Water ProtectionResource Community webpage.Find out:• What causes cyanobacteria blooms• Whether cyanobacteria result in cyanotoxins, taste a

AWWA C651-14 Disinfecting Water Mains

This standard presents essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains. Topics covered include forms of chlorine disinfection, a description of the disinfection procedure, preventive and corrective measures during construction, methods of chlorination, final flushing, bacteriological testing, redisinfection, final connections to existing mains, disinfection procedures when cutting into or repairing existing ...

Let's Talk Safety 2015: 52 Talks on Common Utility Safety Practices for Water Professionals

Stop wondering what to talk about and spending your valuable time preparing presentations. Let’s Talk Safety makes it easy for safety officers to spend a few minutes each week communicating with employees about the critical importance of working safely. This quick and easy book provides 52 short briefings tailored specifically for water utility employees, plus links to additional resources. Each briefing covers a single key topic. Let's Talk ...

M14 Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control: Recommended Practices, Fourth Edition

A cross-connection is an actual or potential connection between any part of a potable water system and any other environment that contains other substances that would allow such substances to enter the potable water system. Cross-connection control programs are intended to reduce the risk of contamination or pollution of the public water system. This fourth edition of AWWA Manual M14, Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control, provides ...

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.

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