ANSI/AWWA C541-16 Standard for Hydraulic and Pneumatic Cylinder and Vane-Type Actuators for Valves and Slide Gates (January 8, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C542-16 Standard for Electric Motor Actuators for Valves and Slide Gates (April 7, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C671-16 Standard for Online Turbidimeter Operation and Maintenance (November 18, 2015)
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
ANSI/AWWA B101-16 Standard for Precoat Filter Media (February 25, 2016)ANSI/AWWA B507-16 Standard for Phosphoric Acid (March 9, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C217-16 Standard for Microcrystalline Wax and Petrolatum Tape Coating Systems for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings (January 8, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C900-16 Standard for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 4 in. Through 60 in. (100mm Through 1,500mm) (April 7, 2016)
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
ANSI/AWWA C215-16 Standard for Extruded Polyolefin Coatings for Steel Water Pipe (November 19, 2015)ANSI/AWWA C750-16 Standard for Transit-Time Flowmeters in Full Closed Conduits (November 16, 2015)ANSI/AWWA C751-16 Standard for Magnetic Inductive Flowmeters (September 3, 2015)
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
The following AWWA Standards will be effective April 2016:ANSI/AWWA B600-16, Standard for Powdered Activated Carbon (October 12, 2015) The main purpose of this standard is to provide the minimum requirements for powdered activated carbon, including physical, testing, packaging, and shipping requirements.ANSI/AWWA B603-16, Standard for Permanganates (October 6, 2015) This standard provides the minimum requirements for dry potassium per
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
Stop wondering what to talk about and spending your valuable time preparing presentations. Let’s Talk Safety makes it easy for safety officers to spend a few minutes each week communicating with employees about the critical importance of working safely. This quick and easy book provides 52 short briefings tailored specifically for water utility employees, plus links to additional resources. Each briefing covers a single key topic. Let's Talk ...
Given the increased use of automatic process systems, the use of power actuators continues to grow. This manual provides invaluable information on the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic power actuators.