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    My SYSTEM: A Guide to Common Applications in Water Distribution Systems

    Whether you’re a seasoned water management pro or fresh on the scene, the job of overseeing a municipal water system comes with its fair share of questions, concerns and challenges. To help you navigate your system (literally), we’ve put together a guide of FAQs, helpful tips and manufacturer recommendations for common water ...

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    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 ...

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    M44 Distribution Valves: Selection, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance, Third Edition

    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; ...

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    AWWA Small Systems Field Guide, Water and Wastewater

    Operators of small water systems do it all – O & M, management, sampling, customer service, everything. This new field guide may be the handiest book ever written for these unsung heroes of public health protection. It provides information and data needed for operating small drinking water and wastewater treatment facilities: chemicals ...

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    M24 Planning for the Distribution of Reclaimed Water, Fourth Edition

    The distribution of reclaimed water using dual water distribution systems, one for potable water and the other for nonpotable water, is a widely accepted practice. Some drivers for the increasing use of reclaimed water include diminishing supplies of high-quality water resources, escalating costs for developing new sources or for treating ...

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    M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, Fourth Edition

    Computer modeling is a water utility’s most powerful tool for managing and operating a water distribution system. This 4th edition of M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, describes how to build accurate water distribution system models, and use models to manage assets and solve hydraulic and water quality problems.The manual ...

  • Stochastic Water Demand Modelling

    Water quality processes in the drinking water distribution network are strongly influenced by the flow velocity and residence time of the water in the network. In order to understand how the water quality changes in the drinking water distribution network, a good understanding of hydraulics is required. Specifically in the periphery of the ...

  • Water service provision for the peri-urban poor in post-conflict Angola

    One of the important challenges of post-war reconstruction is to provide more and better quality basic services, such as water. Previous attempts at upgrading main supply systems to accommodate peri-urban areas have been overwhelmed by the explosive demographic growth of Angola’s major cities brought about by many years of civil war. This paper ...

  • Math Handbook for Water System Operators

    If you are a water systems operator responsible for providing safe drinking water to the public, you commonly use mathematics to calculate process parameters and make operational decisions. Math is also used in performing system maintenance, recordkeeping and budgeting. Water system operators are familiar with the technical concepts of water ...

  • Introduction to Urban Water Distribution

    Focusing primarily on understanding the steady-state hydraulics that form the basis of hydraulic design and computer modelling applied in water distribution, Introduction to Urban Water Distribution elaborates the general principles and practices of water distribution in a straightforward way. The workshop problems and design exercise develop a ...

  • Introduction to Urban Water Distribution

    Focusing primarily on understanding the steady-state hydraulics that form the basis of hydraulic design and computer modelling applied in water distribution, Introduction to Urban Water Distribution elaborates the general principles and practices of water distribution in a straightforward way. The workshop problems and design exercise develop a ...

  • Problems in Water Distribution: Solved, Explained and Applied

    Water distribution and treatment operators, supervisors, and managers are required to pass certification exams. The most useful way to prepare for these exams is by solving calculations and knowledge problems and by completing practice exams. Solving a problem and immediately finding out the correct answer helps to determine if you worked out the ...

  • Corrosion in Natural Waters

    Presents 7 papers on the degradation of metallic materials in natural or nearly natural waters: • Seawater Corrosivity Around the World: Results from Three Years of Testing • Crevice Corrosion Resistance of Stainless Steels in Waters Containing Chloride and Sulfate Ions • Corrosion Fatigue Testing of Steels as Applicable to Offshore ...

  • Improving Efficiency and Reliability in Water Distribution Systems

    Two of the main concerns in respect of water supply systems are their efficiency and their reliability, which are fully discussed in the present book, grouped into five sections: 1. Fundamentals. 2. Leakage Detection in Networks. 3. Network Management: Leakage Control. 4. Managing Water Distribution Systems to Reduce Energy Costs. 5. ...

  • The Ecology of Mycobacteria: Impact on Animal´s and Human´s Health

    The Ecology of Mycobacteria principally emphasizes the ecological characteristics of the environmental mycobacteria. It is now well understood that the incidence and prevalence of potentially pathogenic mycobacteria is increasing in humans and animals. Further, proof that mycobacteria are normal inhabitants of drinking water distribution systems ...

  • Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment

    The Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment gives a state of the art assessment of the diversity and distribution of Metazoa in the continental waters of the world. The project deals with all major animal groups plus the macrophytes, and encompasses the complete array of terrestrial aquatic ecosystems. It is the most comprehensive study of species- ...

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