water utility management Books

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    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 ...

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    M1 Principles of Water Rates, Fees and Charges, 7th Edition

    As issues associated with water rates and charges continues to evolve, so must the utilities approach to selecting and communicating their rates, charges, and pricing policies. This official AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices will help water policymakers, utility managers, and rate analysts consider all relevant ...

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    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 ...

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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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    Managing Water Main Breaks Field Guide

    Although every water utility knows how to repair water main breaks, some utilities are better at managing main breaks to minimize both disruptions to the public and lost consumer confidence in the utility.How can a water utility “manage” something as unknowable as when and where water main breaks will happen? Can the negative impacts ...

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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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    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 ...

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    Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater: 2016 Edition

    Aggregate benchmarking data provides one framework for an individual utility to track its goals and improvement. Use of benchmarking data, or initiating the process of performance measurement, can be key to performance improvement. Efficient and effective improvements are necessary for utilities to meet customer expectations, manage rates, and ...

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    Nitrification in the Distribution System DVD

    Water operators face ever increasing challenges to balance a list of drinking water regulations with water quality controls. To manage disinfection and control disinfection byproducts, many utilities have turned to chloramination for secondary disinfection. Chloraminating systems however, are prone to “nitrification-related accelerated ...

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    M5 Water Utility Management, Third Edition

    Increasing demands, changing technologies, uncertain costs, and aging systems complicate every utility manager’s role. M5 Water Utility Management was developed through the collaborative effort of leaders in the utility profession who have successfully met the challenges of managing a water utility. It is designed for both new and experienced ...

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    M69 Inland Desalination and Concentrate Management

    As desalination technologies advance and the availability of conventional freshwater sources decreases, inland water users are increasingly turning to desalination. This manual presents the key issues and challenges of developing inland desalination facilities, including concentrate management and disposal methods. It aims to aid water utilities, ...

  • Smart Water Utilities: Complexity Made Simple

    Today, there is increasing pressure on the water infrastructure and although unsustainable water extraction and wastewater handling can continue for a while, at some point water needs to be managed in a way that is sustainable in the long-term. We need to handle water utilities 'smarter'. New and effective tools and technologies are becoming ...

  • Smart Water Utilities: Complexity Made Simple

    Today, there is increasing pressure on the water infrastructure and although unsustainable water extraction and wastewater handling can continue for a while, at some point water needs to be managed in a way that is sustainable in the long-term. We need to handle water utilities 'smarter'. New and effective tools and technologies are becoming ...

  • Smart Water Utilities: Complexity Made Simple

    Today, there is increasing pressure on the water infrastructure and although unsustainable water extraction and wastewater handling can continue for a while, at some point water needs to be managed in a way that is sustainable in the long-term. We need to handle water utilities 'smarter'. New and effective tools and technologies are becoming ...

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    2018 AWWA Utility Benchmarking: Performance Management for Water and Wastewater

    Aggregate benchmarking data provides one framework for an individual utility to track its goals and improvement. Use of benchmarking data, or initiating the process of performance measurement, can be key to performance improvement. Efficient and effective improvements are necessary for utilities to meet customer expectations, manage rates, and ...

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    M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, Fourth Edition

    Computer modeling is a water utility’s most powerful tool for managing and operating a water distribution system. This 4th edition of M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, describes how to build accurate water distribution system models, and use models to manage assets and solve hydraulic and water quality problems.The manual ...

  • Water Utility Benchmarking

    Benchmarking is essential for those developing and implementing water policy. If decision-makers do not know where they have been or where they are, it would seem to be impossible to set reasonable targets for future performance. Information on water/sewerage system (WSS) operations, investments, and outputs is essential for good management and ...

  • Riverbank Filtration

    This book describes the current and state-of-the-art applications of RBF technology as currently practised in two continents. No other resource like it exists. Its purpose is to show that RBF is a low-cost and efficient alternative water treatment process for drinking-water applications. Audience: This book is aimed at researchers with an interest ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

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