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    M51 Air Valves: Air Release, Air/Vacuum, and Combination, Second Edition

    The effects of air and vacuum pockets present in a liquid piping system can negatively impact not only pump, meter, and control valve operation but can also be responsible for pipeline breaks and collapses. Choosing and installing the correct air valve is critical to all liquid piping systems. This manual provides essential information for ...

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    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 ...

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    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) ...

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    AWWA C714-13 Cold-Water Meters for Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes

    This first-edition standard provides the minimum requirements for coldwater meters for residential fire sprinkler applications that meet the requirements of NFPA 13D in single- and two-family dwellings and manufactured homes, in sizes 3/4 in. (20 mm) through 2 in. (50 mm), including materials and design.This standard can be referenced in ...

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    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 ...

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    M33 Flowmeters in Water Supply, Third Edition

    This manual provides information about the most common large flowmeters used in water treatment and in custody-transfer applications, including the Venturi, modified Venturi, orifice plate, electromagnetic (mag), turbine and propeller, transit-time ultrasonic, vortex, averaging Pitot, and averaging insertable electromagnetic (mag). The discussion ...

  • Water Auditing and Water Conservation, 2nd Edition

    Water auditing is a method of quantifying water flows and quality in simple or complex systems, with a view to reducing water usage and often saving money on otherwise unnecessary water use. There is an increasing awareness around the globe of the centrality of water to our lives. This awareness crosses political and social boundaries. In many ...

  • Microbial Growth in Drinking Water Supplies

    Maintaining the microbial quality in distribution systems and connected installations remains a challenge for the water supply companies all over the world, despite many years of research. This book identifies the main concerns and knowledge gaps related to regrowth and stimulates cooperation in future research. Microbial Growth in Drinking Water ...

  • Rogue Waves in the Ocean

    The book is written for specialists in the fields of fluid mechanics, applied mathematics, nonlinear physics, physical oceanography and geophysics, and also for students learning these subjects. It includes a wide range of observational data on rogue (or freak) waves in the seas and coastal waters, as well as presenting a basic statistical ...

  • Desalination Technology

    Desalination Technology: Health and Environmental Impacts  covers the latest developments in desalination, examining the environmental and public health-related impacts of these technologies. Written by international experts, the text presents specifications for assessing water quality, technical issues associated with desalination technologies, ...

  • The Nepal-India Water Relationship: Challenges

    Unless they are torn apart by tectonic action, Nepal and India have to live and engage with each other in many spheres: social, economic and political. Of all the engagements the two countries have to deal with, the issue of water resources is the most important and at the same time a very sensitive issue, because water is the most important ...

  • Cavitation Reaction Engineering

    This monograph treats the new and emerging subject of cavitation reaction engineering, specifically, designing the reactor which involves cavitation driven reaction process produced by the hydrodynamic, acoustic or laser forces. The monograph also illustrates the basic treatment of both physics and chemistry associated with the formation, ...

  • Global Water Dynamics: Shallow and Deep Groundwater, Petroleum Hydrology, Hydrothermal Fluids, and Landscaping

    All that makes this planet special is largely attributable to liquid water. Water in one form or another is found all over our planet, even encountered at depths of thousands of meters within the rocky crust. With a history of around four billion years, water has been around since the early days of Earth. Its presence in large amounts is unique to ...

  • Efficient Management of Wastewater

    Water reuse management is one of the challenges all water scarce countries have to deal with in the coming decades. Many Mediterranean countries are currently facing serious problems regarding the supply of sufficient water resources to cover their increasing water supply demands. In the year 2025, countries like Jordan, Israel and Palestine will ...

  • Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

    Contaminated sediments pose some of the most difficult site remediation issues. Contaminated sediments typically reside in spatially variable and dynamic systems subject to seasonal flow variations and episodic storm events. The volume of sediments that must be managed at particular sites often exceeds one million cubic meters, dwarfing many ...

  • Environmental Impacts of Trade Liberalization and Policies for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources: A Case Study of the Philippines' Fores

    The important role that market-based instruments can play in the management of the Makiling Forest Reserve is recognised by key stakeholders. Consultation meetings attested to the positive attitude and wide acceptance of the rationale of using of MBIs in resource management. Essentially, MBIs would keep the use of resources at sustainable levels, ...

  • Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

    Contaminated sediments pose some of the most difficult site remediation issues. Contaminated sediments typically reside in spatially variable and dynamic systems subject to seasonal flow variations and episodic storm events. The volume of sediments that must be managed at particular sites often exceeds one million cubic meters, dwarfing many ...

  • Africa"s Lakes : Atlas of Our Changing Environment

    The dramatic and, in some cases damaging environmental changes sweeping Africa’s lakes are brought into sharp focus in a new atlas. Produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Atlas of African Lakes compares and contrasts spectacular satellite images of the past few decades with contemporary ones.The Atlas ...

  • Vinyl Chloride

    Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to vinyl chloride, a colourless, flammable gas manufactured almost exclusively for use in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to produce plastic materials having wide applications in the building sector, packaging, electrical appliances, medical care, ...

  • The Earth Policy Reader

    If we have learned anything over the past year, it is that accounting systems that do not tell the truth can be costly. Faulty accounting systems have driven some of the world's largest corporations into bankruptcy, costing millions of people their lifetime savings, retirement income, and jobs.In The Earth Policy Reader, coauthored with Janet ...

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