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
ANSI/AWWA C206-17 Field Welding of Steel Water Pipe ANSI/AWWA C300-16 Reinforced Concrete Pressure Pipe, Steel-Cylinder TypeANSI/AWWA C111/A21.11-17 Rubber-Gasket Joints for Ductile-Iron Pressure Pipe and Fittings
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
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 ...
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
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
ANSI/AWWA B451-16 Standard for Poly (Diallyldimethyl-ammonium Chloride) (April 18, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C230-16 Standard for Stainless-Steel Full-Encirclement Repair and Service Connection Clamps for 2-In. Through 12-In. (50-mm Through 300-mm) Pipe (June 30, 2016)ANSI/AWWA C903-16 Standard for Polyethylene-Aluminum-Polyethylene (PE-AL-PE) Composite Pipe, 12 mm (1/2 In.) Through 51 mm (2 In.), For Water Service (May 31, 2016)
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 2016 AWWA Compensation Survey of Water and Wastewater Utilities provides data and analyses of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water and wastewater utility industry. Make sound salary decisions with the support of comprehensive and relevant data from the latest compensation surveys.
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)