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OVERVIEW OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS: NAVIGATING THE GREEN MAZE

Water and wastewater professionals spend their careers inside the “green maze” of US environmental law. If you have ever felt a bit lost, you are not alone. Now, there is a new guide to help you find your way around the green maze. This book is an easy-to-understand introduction to the complex maze of American environmental laws that directly or indirectly affect water and wastewater utilities. Laws and regulations that affect water and waste

DROUGHT PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE (M60)

Providing a reliable supply of water requires being prepared for water shortages of varying degree and duration. What can a municipal water supplier do to mitigate water shortages caused by drought? Preparing for drought and water shortages before they occur is the best defense. This manual will help water managers facing water shortages by illustrating how to employ tried-and-true strategies and tactics of drought mitigation, as well as new

UTILITY MANAGEMENT FOR WATER AND WASTEWATER OPERATORS

A basic primer on water- and wastewater-utility management principles and practices for utility operators, engineers, supervisors, public works managers, and new utility managers. The book explains the organization, management, and function of water and wastewater systems. Chapters cover water-quality regulations, operations, governance, capital, fees and rates, personnel, finance, customer service, planning, and public responsibility.Uti

DIAGNOSING TASTE AND ODOR PROBLEMS FIELD GUIDE

Tastes and odors in tap water are the leading source of customer complaints. Although common tastes and odors in tap water are harmless, many customers perceive them as an indication the water could be unsafe to drink.This field guide provides all the information water utilities need to diagnose and remove objectionable tastes and odors at the tap. With this handy book, you will be able to• Determine the source and cause of any taste or o

THE FUTURE OF WATER: A STARTLING LOOK AHEAD

Population growth and unchallenged water use have brought us to the brink of a worldwide water crisis. Authors Maxwell and Yates present scenarios for the broad trends that will have a significant impact upon future water challenges, including population growth, expanding economies, energy, climate change, and general demographic trends. Examine what the next 100 years may bring to water use, prices, and availability–and how individuals, water ...

INTERNATIONAL STANDARD UNITS FOR WATER AND WASTEWATER PROCESSES

The updated 4th edition of WEF Manual of Practice No. 6 continues its goal to establish units of expression that are universally understandable and readily comparable for all design, operation, and performance factors. The manual was written for engineering professionals familiar with water and wastewater treatment concepts, the design process, and the regulatory basis for water and wastewater control. The manual reflects current design pract

DESALINATION OF SEAWATER (M61)

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. This manual provides technical and planning guidance for drinking water utilities that currently operate, are developing, or are considering desalination facilities. It provides information on seawater treatment tech

2010 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 338 water and wastewater utilities from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The

M37 OPERATIONAL CONTROL OF COAGULATION AND FILTRATION PROCESSES, THIRD EDITION

Coagulation and filtration are the heart of conventional water treatment plants. Employing proper coagulation chemistry is fundamental to successful filtration. This AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices is designed to help you keep your treatment plant’s coagulation and filtration processes operating at optimum efficiency. The manual has all the information needed to design and operate jar tests, online monitoring and control, flocculation,

M58 INTERNAL CORROSION CONTROL IN WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

Water professionals know much about the problems caused by internal pipe corrosion: water quality degradation, customer complaints, reduced pipe capacity, and home plumbing failures. But there is little practical guidance regarding the design, implementation, and maintenance of an ongoing internal corrosion control program. That is what prompted the publication of this new AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices. With this practical manual, you

The Story of Drinking Water

Kids in grades 4 - 6 learn about water in this fun, colorful booklet that tells the fascinating story of water and water treatment. An ideal handout for plant tours, school visits, and Drinking Water Week. Water treatment in ancient Egypt Our water planet Water science-molecular structure, three forms of water, hydrologic cycle Water sources - surface water and groundwater How water utilities make water safe to drink Distribution to

THE STORY OF DRINKING WATER TEACHER AND ACTIVITY GUIDE

Designed for grades four through six, the Story of Drinking Water Teacher's Guide provides a complete curriculum on water. Following the Story of Drinking Water educational booklet, the Teacher's Guide provides 33 activites covering all water topics, such as the hydrologic cycle, forms of water, water supply, water treatment, water distribution, conservation, and waterborne disease. All student activities can be done with little or no ext

WATER QUALITY & TREATMENT: A HANDBOOK ON DRINKING WATER, SIXTH EDITION

NEW, SIXTH EDITIONAuthoritative, comprehensive, and cowritten by scores of expert specialists, Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water has been the essential reference for municipal water supply professionals for decades. The sixth edition covers more topics than ever and goes deeper into every topic–making it the most useful edition yet. It covers all aspects of drinking water supply: state-of-the-art technologies; water qu

WATER RATES, FEES, AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, SECOND EDITION

This book provides guidance to American utilities that are involved in or may face legal challenges to its rates and fees. It explains key legal concepts encountered in water ratemaking with citations to relevant court cases, offers guidance in preparing for litigation or alternative dispute resolution, and describes successful litigation strategies that have been used by water utilities.

THE GREEN UTILITY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO SUSTAINABILITY

As organizations assigned the responsibility of managing and providing one of Earth’s most precious resources, water utilities have special motivation to adhere to the principles of sustainability: it is in their best interests to do so. Sustainability recognizes that organizational decisions concern more than just the bottom line. The societal and environmental impacts of decisions must be considered, as well. Most water utilities incorporat

WATER SUPPLY OPERATIONS: WATER TREATMENT STUDENT WORKBOOK

This workbook is designed for use with the text Water Treatment (no. 1956), which is the second volume in the series Principles and Practices of Water Supply Operations. The workbook provides assignments, review questions, and a convenient method of keeping organized notes of important points as the text is reviewed. It is designed for use in either classroom or independent study.

TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR GROUNDWATER

In the past, it seemed as if groundwater treatment regulations were an afterthought to surface water regulations. Today, water treatment professionals have a much better understanding of the vulnerability of groundwater supplies to various contaminant threats. This understanding is reflected in a broader regulatory framework for groundwater.This handbook is designed to answer many operational questions regarding groundwater treatment. Written

WATER SUPPLY OPERATIONS: WATER TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION STUDENT WORKBOOK

Student workbook for Water Transmission and Distribution textbook, No. 1957 provides exercises to help student gain mastery of the topics covered in the text.For self study or classroom use.

WATER SUPPLY OPERATIONS: WATER QUALITY STUDENT WORKBOOK

This workbook is designed for use with the text Water Quality (No. 1958), which is the fifth volume in the series Principles and Practices of Water Supply Operations. The workbook provides assignments, review questions, and a convenient method of keeping organized notes of important points as the text is reviewed. It is designed for use in either classroom or independent study.

Water Wonderful: An Activity Book for Grades K-3

Children in kindergarten through third grade have fun learning about water with Water Wonderful: An Activity Book for Grades K-3. The colorfully illustrated, 16-page book makes a great water utility handout for school visits and community events. Water Wonderful: An Activity Book for Grades K-3 provides eight science-related activities about water: 1. What Do We Know About Water?2. Who Else Needs Water?3. Weather Doesn't Happen Withou

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