Water quality & treatment

American Water Works Association

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water quality and treatment resource--fully revised and updatedComprehensive, current, and written by leading experts, Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water, Sixth Edition covers state-of-the-art technologies and methods for water treatment and quality control. Significant revisions and new material in this edition reflect the latest advances and critical topics in water supply and treatment. Presented by the American Water Works Association, this is the leading source of authoritative information on drinking water quality and treatment.NEW CHAPTERS ON: Chemical principles, source water composition, and watershed protectionNatural treatment systemsWater reuse for drinking water augmentationUltraviolet light processesFormation and control of disinfection by-productsDETAILED COVERAGE OF: Drinking water standards, regulations, goals, and health effectsHydraulic characteristics of water treatment reactorsGas-liquid processes and chemical oxidationCoagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, and flotationGranular media and membrane filtrationIon exchange and adsorption of inorganic contaminantsPrecipitation, coprecipitation, and precipitative softeningAdsorption of organic compounds by activated carbonChemical disinfection Internal corrosion and deposition controlMicrobiological quality control in distribution systemsWater treatment plant residuals management