Utility managers can use the data and analyses in this report to determine how their utility’s performance compares to the water or wastewater industry in five areas of operations: Organizational Development, Customer Relations, Business Operations, Water Operations, and Wastewater Operations.
The following AWWA Standards will be effective July 2017:ANSI/AWWA B511 Potassium Hydroxide (October 13, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C600-17 Installation of Ductile-Iron Mains and Their Appurtenances (February 14, 2017)ANSI/AWWA D115-17 Tendon-Prestressed Concrete Water Tanks (February 17, 2017)ANSI/AWWA E102-17 Submersible Vertical Turbine Pumps (February 23, 2017)
This manual of best practices provides complete information for designing, installing, and maintaining steel pipe and fittings for potable water transmission and distribution.M11 has been completely updated with new and revised information has been incorporated into every chapter within the fifth edition. Additional information on, fittings design, welded joint design, suggested bracing for shipping of pipe, weld details for outlets and crotc
Buried No Longer® is an online economic forecasting tool for pipe repair and replacement.Utilities enter data and the tool provides cost estimates under a base model as well as with financial deferrals built in. The output data can be broken out by pipe size or pipe material categories.For both water and wastewater systems:Includes options to capture backlogs and deferred maintenance impactsProvides custom, actionable data based on th
Internal pipe corrosion in the water distribution system is a significant concern and can cause problems with water quality degradation, customer complaints, reduced pipe capacity, and home plumbing failures. This manual is intended to equip water professionals with the essential information regarding the design, implementation, and maintenance of an effective corrosion control program. It provides practical guidance for how to control internal ...
Analysts, researchers, and regulators have relied on this peer-reviewed publication since 1905. The trusted source of accurate, proven methodology for analyzing natural waters, water supplies, and wastewaters. The 23rd edition of Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater® contains over 400 laboratory methods for the analysis of:Dissolved SolidsMetalsFree and Total ChlorineOdor, Taste, and Flavor Profile AnalysisDisi
This manual presents a recommended method for calculating operating torque, head loss, and cavitation for quarter-turn valves typically used in water works service. M49 also provides guidance on generally available methods for using quarter-turn valves as well as their cavitation, flow, and torque characteristics.This third edition has broadened the application of the methods discussed to include other quarter-turn valves such as ball, plug a
This comprehensive, how-to manual and guide demonstrates how to produce a long term Integrated Resource Plan for a water utility. It helps water resources planners develop and implement a comprehensive work plan that responds to technical and institutional questions that must be addressed before deciding how to develop new water supplies.The third edition has been completely re-arranged to better reflect the water resources planning process.
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 factors.
This book reveals the power of engaging the public when communicating the value of water when it involves wastewater, stormwater and watersheds. Through stories of success and why communications can fail, this book is written for wastewater utilities, watershed stewards and stormwater managers, engineers, operators, stakeholders, elected officials, and anyone that truly wants to make a difference in the public’s perception when it comes to the ...
This official manual of practice gives you the step-by-step guidance you need to determine your revenue requirements, analyze your rates for different customer classes, develop a financial plan, and design a better rate structure -- even if you have limited resources and data.
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 selecting, sizing, locating, and installing air valves in water, wastewater and reclaimed water pipeline
AWWA’s Principles and Practices of Water System Operations (WSO) series is the leading operator certification training, aligned with current Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) Need-to-Know criteria and offering training based on experience and certification level.Key Features:- Developed in accordance with the latest ABC criteria- Focuses on specific experience and certification level- Includes additional study questions at
This utility operations manual provides drawings and approved procedures for fire hydrant design, installation, and operation and maintenance practices. It traces the development of the different styles and contains detailed instructions for testing. Definitions, diagrams, and record-keeping tips are included as well as easy-to-follow flow-testing procedures to quickly obtain valuable distribution system information.The bulk of the material i
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 for advanced oxidation technologies. The possible applications—micropollutant treatment, treatment
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 plan-do-act-check framework, this book provides an overview of key steps in developing and implementing an
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 management increase the success of an installation.Chapters cover topics such as water quality, memb
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; plug; ball; cone; and gate. Special-use valves are also discussed, but the intent here is only to
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 use of the AWWA Free Water Audit Software- Detailed instruction on production flowmeter and supp