American Water Works Association (AWWA)

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American Water Works Association (AWWA) Books

  • Standards Official Notice - Effective July 2017

    Standards Official Notice - Effective July 2017

    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)

  • M11 Steel Pipe: A Guide for Design and Installation, Fifth Edition

    M11 Steel Pipe: A Guide for Design and Installation, Fifth Edition

    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

  • Standards Official Notice -  Effective June 2017

    Standards Official Notice - Effective June 2017

    The following AWWA Standards will be effective June 2017:ANSI/AWWA B550-17 Calcium Chloride (October 13, 2016)ANSI/AWWA B602-17 Copper Sulfate (January 30, 2017)ANSI/AWWA C151/A.21.51-17 Ductile-Iron Pipe, Centrifugally Cast (February 14, 2017)ANSI/AWWA C508-17 Swing-Check Valves for Waterworks Service, 2-In. Through 48-In. (50-mm Through 1,200-mm) NPS (January 3, 2017)

  • Buried No Longer Tool

    Buried No Longer Tool

    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

  • M58 Internal Corrosion Control in Water Distribution Systems, Second Edition

    M58 Internal Corrosion Control in Water Distribution Systems, Second Edition

    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 ...

  • Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 23rd Edition

    Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 23rd Edition

    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

  • M49 Quarter-Turn Valves: Head Loss, Torque, and Cavitation Analysis, Third Edition

    M49 Quarter-Turn Valves: Head Loss, Torque, and Cavitation Analysis, Third Edition

    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

  • 2016 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey

    2016 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey

    AWWA’s 2016 Water and Wastewater Rate Survey provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date water and wastewater utility rate and financial data and analyses available.Data are provided for 264 utilities providing water service and 182 utilities providing wastewater service from 42 states and the District of Columbia. The survey includes data from utilities that serve from 1,000 to 5 million customers, making this information relevant to util

  • M50 Water Resources Planning, Third Edition

    M50 Water Resources Planning, Third Edition

    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.

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

    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 factors.

  • Communicating Water's Value Part 2: Stormwater, Wastewater & Watersheds

    Communicating Water's Value Part 2: Stormwater, Wastewater & Watersheds

    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 ...

  • Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater: 2016 Edition

    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 meet more stringent regulations. AWWA's Benchmarking Performance Indicators for Water and Wastewater

  • M54 Developing Rates for Small Systems

    M54 Developing Rates for Small Systems

    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.

  • M4 Water Fluoridation Principles & Practices, Sixth Edition

    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 operating them.Coverage includes history of use, health effects, calculating dosage and managing level

  • M51 Air Valves: Air Release, Air/Vacuum, and Combination, Second Edition

    M51 Air Valves: Air Release, Air/Vacuum, and Combination, Second Edition

    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

  • Water System Operations (WSO) Series

    Water System Operations (WSO) Series

    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

  • M17 Installation, Field Testing, and Maintenance of Fire Hydrants, Fifth Edition

    M17 Installation, Field Testing, and Maintenance of Fire Hydrants, Fifth Edition

    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 Handbook

    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 for advanced oxidation technologies. The possible applications—micropollutant treatment, treatment

  • Energy Management for Water Utilities

    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 plan-do-act-check framework, this book provides an overview of key steps in developing and implementing an

  • M53 Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Drinking Water, Second edition

    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 management increase the success of an installation.Chapters cover topics such as water quality, memb