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    Financial Management for Water Utilities: Principles of Finance, Accounting, and Management Controls

    Good financial management is critical for the successful operation of both private and governmental water utilities. This book provides a complete information resource on sound financial and accounting practices and procedures for water utilities.Intended for financial staff, managers, and executives of water utilities, the book covers these ...

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    AWWA G480-13 Water Conservation Program Operation and Management

    This new utility management standard describes the critical elements of establishing, implementing, and evaluating an effective water conservation program. It encompasses utility activities to improve water use on the supply side through distribution system management and on the demand side through customer billing and education practices. A ...

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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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    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 ...

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    M4 Water Fluoridation Principles & Practices, Sixth Edition

    Water Fluoridation treatment – the adjustment addition or removal of fluoride in from drinking water to achieve good oral health and reduce tooth decay – has been practiced since the 1950s. This manual provides essential information for decision makers planning fluoridation installations, engineers designing them, and water utility personnel ...

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    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 ...

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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 ...

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    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; ...

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    UV Disinfection Knowledge Base

    The practice of drinking water UV disinfection has evolved considerably over the last 10 years in terms of regulations, science and technology. These changes have spawned questions among water utility managers, treatment operators, design engineers and drinking water regulators, such as,  -How much Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and virus ...

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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 ...

  • Water Resources Systems Planning and Management

    Droughts, floods and pollution are frequently viewed as constraints to economic and social development. How too little, too much or over-polluted water is managed can determine the extent to which this critical resource contributes to human welfare.How can those managing our water resources do so in a way that meets society's changing objectives ...

  • Governance and Management for Sustainable Water Systems

    Increasing global pressure on water resources requires many actions from governments and individuals to achieve sustainable levels of water use.   These involve management tasks such as project development and utility operation, but the degree of interdependence among the many participants in water management is so great that additional regulatory ...

  • Water Management and Water Loss

    Water Management and Water Loss contains a selection of papers and articles written by various internationally recognised specialists in the field of water loss reduction. The articles have been drawn together from IWA conferences during the past 5 years and provide details of how water losses from Municipal distribution systems can be reduced. ...

  • Managing Climate Risk in Water Supply Systems

    Water resources systems provide multiple services and, if managed properly, can contribute significantly to social well-being and economic growth. However, extreme or unexpected hydroclimatic conditions, such as droughts and floods, can adversely affect or even completely interrupt these services.  This manual seeks to provide knowledge, resources ...

  • Water Quality Systems: Guide For Facility Managers

    An excellent guide for anyone with a water system or water system problem, this book provides an A-Z reference for improving water quality, meeting new regulations, and reducing costs. Every page contains a time saving, money saving tip. The book covers water purity, renovations, design, construction, equipment, systems, cost reduction, ...

  • Risk Management of Water Supply and Sanitation Systems

    Each year more than 200 million people are affected by floods, tropical storms, droughts, earthquakes, and also operational failures, wars, terrorism, vandalism, and accidents involving hazardous materials. These are part of the wide variety of events that cause death, injury, and significant economic losses for the countries affected. In an ...

  • Managing Water Resources: methods and tools for a system approach

    Water resources management is increasingly interdisciplinary and must take into account complex socio-economic factors and environmental variables.This volume describes the 'system approach' and its application to contemporary water resources management, focusing on three main sets of tools: simulation, optimization and multi-objective analysis. ...

  • Risk Management of Water Supply and Sanitation Systems

    Each year more than 200 million people are affected by floods, tropical storms, droughts, earthquakes, and also operational failures, wars, terrorism, vandalism, and accidents involving hazardous materials. These are part of the wide variety of events that cause death, injury, and significant economic losses for the countries affected. In an ...

  • Management of Change in Water Companies

    Management of Change in Water Companies tells real stories of real water companies that went through processes of change and achieved their best results ever in just a few years. It reflects the personal experience of the author from leading processes of change in five different water supply/sewage companies, between 10 and 120 years old and ...

  • Drought Management Planning in Water Supply Systems

    During the past decade many countries in the world have experienced droughts, with severe impacts on water urban supply systems. Because droughts are natural phenomena, water utilities must design and implement drought management plans. This topic was selected for the International Course on Drought Management Planning in Water Supply ...

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