American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Water Treatment Plant Design, Fifth Edition


An engineering design classic, Water Treatment Plant Design is your total reference on water treatment plant upgrades or new construction.

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Your total design reference

Water Treatment Plant Design, fifth edition is a complete design reference for new treatment facilities or existing plant upgrades. Written as the primary reference for project engineers and managers who lead a design team, this book covers the organization and execution of water treatment plant projects from beginning to end, including:

  • Planning
  • Permitting
  • Costs
  • Design
  • Unit Processes
  • Environmental issues
  • Construction
  • Security
  • Training
  • Startup

Completely Updated

The fifth edition has been thoroughly updated and revised:  

  • New chapter on biological processes that focuses on nitrate, iron, and magnesium removal
  • New chapter on sustainability
  • New chapter on HVAC, plumbing, and air-supply systems
  • New emphasis on biological active filtration
  • Added emphasis on pretreatment and intake facilities
  • Discussion of advanced oxidation processes
  • Coverage of energy efficiency, reuse, and minimizing greenhouse gas production
  • Provision of both SI units and US customary units
  • New emphasis on standards and codes
  • New information on arsenic removal

Developing Trends

Water treatment engineering is a rapidly changing field. Many chapters in the new edition include a discussion of current trends and anticipated future developments. These discussions will help you to know of developments which may soon be in general practice.

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