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    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, ...

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    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 ...

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    Standards Official Notice - Effective April 2016

    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 ...

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    AWWA C651-14 Disinfecting Water Mains

    This standard presents essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains. Topics covered include forms of chlorine disinfection, a description of the disinfection procedure, preventive and corrective measures during construction, methods of chlorination, final flushing, bacteriological testing, redisinfection, final ...

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    Safety First: Water Main Repair DVD

    The program will follow the standard “Safety First” format and present proper preparation techniques and safe use of the equipment. Viewers will learn how to prepare the equipment needed for work and the proper procedures for preventing and limiting exposure to potentially fatal injury.The program will cover:-Avoiding injury to water ...

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    Managing Water Main Breaks Field Guide

    Although every water utility knows how to repair water main breaks, some utilities are better at managing main breaks to minimize both disruptions to the public and lost consumer confidence in the utility.How can a water utility “manage” something as unknowable as when and where water main breaks will happen? Can the negative impacts ...

  • Global Water Market 2017: Meeting the world's water and wastewater needs until 2020

    The new edition of Global Water Market 2017 is the most expansive yet. The scope of the report has been extended beyond the geographical focus of previous editions and now includes 100 country profiles, the main players in each market space and data, analysis and forecasts for key markets including, technologies, equipment, services, networks, ...

  • Water Consumption, Tariffs and Regulation

    Water Consumption, Tariffs and Regulation aims to provide a statistical overview about water abstraction, consumption, tariffs and data on sewage and wastewater treatment at an international level. It is mainly based on the statistical information provided by IWA Specialist Group on Statistics and Economics.  The book is structured in three main ...

  • Federal Rivers

    This ground-breaking book provides a comparative perspective on water and federalism across multiple countries. Through a collection of case studies, this book explores the water management experiences and lessons learned in ten federal countries and China. The territorial division of power in federations, plus the interconnected politics at the ...

  • Integrated Water Resources Management in a Changing World

    This volume presents a selection of the main contributions made to the international conference on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) entitled ‘Management of Water in a Changing World: Lessons Learnt and Innovative Perspectives’ that was held from 12 to 13 October 2011 in Dresden, Germany. The book summarise the main messages issuing ...

  • KfW Water Symposium 2009 - Financing Sanitation

    You can download the ebook free of charge. The central objective of the International Year of Sanitation was to put the global community on track to achieve the Millennium Development Goals MDG sanitation target.However, one year later, it is still difficult to keep sanitation high on the agenda, while practical action is required to encourage ...

  • The status and distribution of freshwater biodiversity in southern Africa

    Biodiversity within inland water ecosystems in southern Africa is highly diverse and of great importance to livelihoods and economies, however, development activities are not always compatible with the conservation of this diversity and it is poorly represented in the development planning process. One of the main reasons is a lack of readily ...

  • 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 ...

  • Managing Water Resources: methods and tools for a system approach

    Water resources management is increasingly interdisciplinary and must take into account complex socio-economic factors and environmental variables.This volume describes the 'system approach' and its application to contemporary water resources management, focusing on three main sets of tools: simulation, optimization and multi-objective analysis. ...

  • Hydropolitical Vulnerability & Resilience along International Waters - North America

    The main problem in North America is the location of water resources relative to large population centers where the majority of the freshwater drains away from the bulk of the population. Climate variability and change is a reality. It raises the impact on variability and availability within the continent, which is characterized by its different ...

  • Hydrometry, 3rd edition: A comprehensive introduction to the measurement of flow in open channels UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series

    Hydrometry presents a thorough introduction to the measurement of flow in open channels. Dealing with traditional techniques as well as innovative new methods and instruments, the text is in line with the latest ISO standards. It discusses the main themes of hydrometry— the measurement of water levels and bed levels as well as the measurement of ...

  • Guide to Ship Sanitation : Third Edition - Revised Publication Date June 2010

    This revised 3rd edition of the guide has been prepared to reflect the changes in construction, design and size of ships since the 1960's and the existence of new diseases (eg. Legionnaires' disease) that were not foreseen when the 1967 guide was published.The guide is divided into two main sections that follow the introductory chapter. The first ...

  • Guidelines and computer programs for the planning and design of land drainage systems (+CD-ROM) (En)

    Series: FAO Irrigation and Drainage PapersThe aim of this paper is to facilitate the planning and design of land drainage systems for sound land and water management for engineers and other professionals. The text of this publication provides guidelines for the appropriate identification of drainage problems, for the planning and design of field ...

  • 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 ...

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