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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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    Standards Official Notice - Effective May 2017

    The following AWWA Standards will be effective May 2017:ANSI/AWWA B200-17 Sodium Chloride (January 24, 2017)ANSI/AWWA C224-17 Nylon-11-Based Polyamide Coatings and Linings for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings (January 3, 23017)ANSI/AWWA C602-17 Cement-Mortar Lining of Water Pipelines in Place (January 24, 2017)ANSI/AWWA G520-17 Wastewater Collection ...

  • The Governance of Water Regulators

    The establishment of dedicated regulatory bodies in charge of regulating water services, whilst being recent, is nevertheless a consistent trend among OECD and non-OECD countries. This report presents a picture as of September 2014 of the governance arrangements, operational modalities and use of regulatory tools across a sample of 34 established ...

  • Water - Energy Interactions in Water Reuse

      The focus of Water-Energy Interactions in Water Reuse is to collect original contributions and some relevant publications from recent conference proceedings in order to provide state-of-art information on the use of energy in wastewater treatment and reuse systems. Special focus is given to innovative technologies, such as membrane bioreactors, ...

  • Wastewater Collection System Operator Certification Studybook

    This latest studybook will help wastewater collection system operators expand their knowledge of their chosen field and assist them in preparing for certification examinations. Questions presented cover the following broad general categories – background knowledge, support systems, operation and maintenance, supervision and management, ...

  • Economics of Water Resources

    Quentin Grafton brings together more than 90 previously published articles in this two volume collection on the economics of water resources. The articles featured cover a vast range of subjects, locations and methodologies and are divided into nine broad theme areas including environmental valuation, water pollution, irrigation, residential and ...

  • Waters – First edition

    The Codex standards for waters and codes of hygienic practice deal with mineral waters, bottled/packaged drinking waters, and with collecting, processing and marketing of natural mineral waters. The standards are published in this compact format to allow their wide use and understanding by governments, regulatory authorities, food industries and ...

  • Wastewater Collection Systems Management - MOP 7, 6th Edition

    The new edition provides up-to-date guidance on the oversight of wastewater collection systems, including gravity sewers, pumping stations, force mains, and other sewer conveyance-related facilities. This authoritative volume offers strategies for developing a comprehensive asset-management program that encompasses capacity, management, ...

  • N2O and CH4 Emission from Wastewater Collection and Treatment Systems: State of the Science Report and Technical Report

    In a world where there is a growing awareness of the possible effects of human activities on climate change, there is a need to identify the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) from wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs).   As a result of this growing awareness, governments started to implement regulations that require water authorities to report ...

  • Stakeholder Engagement for Inclusive Water Governance

    This report assesses the current trends, drivers, obstacles, mechanisms, impacts, costs and benefits of stakeholder engagement in the water sector. It builds on empirical data collected through an extensive survey across 215 stakeholders, within and outside the water sector, and 69 case studies collected worldwide. It highlights the increasing ...

  • Drinking Water Microbiology

    This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-art review of the analysis and treatment of drinking water for microbial contamination, the direct cause of diseases and infant mortality primarily in the third world, but affecting industrialized countries as well. As a result of growing concern over waterborne epidemics, the 1980s were dedicated ...

  • Water and Health in Europe

    Although some aspects of water quality and supply have improved in some countries over the last decade, progress has been variable. Renewed emphasis is being placed on microbial quality and the acknowledgement of previously unrecognized and re-emerging microbial and other hazards. Many of the suggested solutions are as applicable today as they ...

  • WEF/ABC Collection Systems Operators´ Guide to Preparing for the Certification Examination

    Formerly called the WEF/ABC Certification Study Guide for Collection Systems Personnel. This new version contains the ABC Need-To-Know matrix, suggested study topics and samples questions for all four certification levels for each of the seven different Need-To-Know criteria: Operate Equipment; Monitor, Evaluate, Adjust Collection Systems; ...

  • The Foreseeable Future for Water Planning: Time to Change

    People and societies conceptualise and experience time in fundamentally different ways. This basic aspect of perception significantly influences the way we frame problems and conceive solutions. This book shows how time perspectives differ across national cultures and across professional roles. It shows how these differences generate ambiguity ...

  • Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water

    This Best Practice Guide on the Control of Arsenic in Drinking Water arises from the knowledge collected by the European Research Network COST Action 637 involving 27 European countries and the USA. Besides the large number of important papers, reports and reviews already available on various aspects of arsenic occurrence in environment, water and ...

  • Rainwater Tank Systems for Urban Water Supply

    Rainwater tank systems have been widely adopted across the world to provide a safe local source of water in underdeveloped rural areas, a substitution for mains water for non potable end uses in water stressed urban areas, as well as providing flooding control in monsoonal climates such as Korea, or combined sewer systems such as Germany. The ...

  • Oil, Water, and Climate: An Introduction

    Today’s oil and gas are at record prices, whilst global energy demand is increasing from population and economic development pressures. Climate change, resulting in large part from the burning of fossil fuels, is exacerbating the impacts of the excelerated exploitation of our natural resources. Therefore, anxieties over energy, water, and climate ...

  • Public Private Partnerships in the Water Sector

    Public sector funding and resources are often inadequate to meet increasing demands for investment and effective management, and a growing case history shows increasing involvement by the private sector in provision of infrastructure and services through PPP arrangements. The objective of this book is to determine, and make recommendations on, ...

  • Hydrological Modelling and the Water Cycle

    This collected work reports on the state of the art of hydrological model simulation, as well as the methods for satellite-based rainfall estimation. Mainly addressed to scientists and researchers, the contributions have the structure of a standard paper appearing in most cited hydrological, atmospheric and climate journals. Several already-known ...

  • Sustainable Water Ecosystems Management in Europe

    First book to consider citizens playing a role in the science-policy interface to help formulate durable responses to sustainability challenges Discusses all aspects to enhance the connectivity of actors in the sustainable water management field, with three pilot case studies showing how citizens and stakeholders can be engaged early and ...

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