DENVER -- The American Water Works Association has announced a thorough revision of the Water Treatment Operator Training Handbook, AWWA’s popular operator training and on-the-job reference. The updated handbook is now available in AWWA’s online store.
This third edition of the handbook incorporates operator certification knowledge requirements as defined in the Associated Boards of Certification need-to-know criteria, including regulations, safety practices and all the processes and procedures of water treatment operations. The updated handbook also has expanded chapters on membrane technology and laboratory testing and protocol.
The handbook, originally authored by Nicholas G. Pizzi, was revised and supplemented by William C. Lauer, an internationally recognized authority on drinking water health effects and treatment methods and author or editor of 21 books and more than 70 articles on these subjects.
Water Treatment Operator Training Handbook, 3rd edition is available in AWWA’s online store.
Media Note: Review copies are available for media. Please contact Deirdre Mueller to request a copy.
About the publication:
Water Treatment Operator Training Handbook, 3rd edition
By Nicholas G. Pizzi and William C. Lauer
Published by American Water Works Association
Softbound, 294 pp.
Price: $57 AWWA members, $88 non-members
Founded in 1881, the American Water Works Association is an international, nonprofit, scientific and educational association committed to the safety and improvement of water quality and supply. Focusing its work in four strategic areas, Knowledge Creation and Exchange, Leadership and Advocacy, Member Engagement and Development, and Organizational Stewardship, AWWA unites the full spectrum of the water community to advance water management, education and science and to advocate for smart water policies.