Publisher's description for Water quality and treatment : a handbook of community water supplies / American Water Works Association, Raymond D. Letterman, technical editor.


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Counter State-of-the-art handbook of community water supplies.

The leading source of information on water quality, water treatment, and quality control for 60 years is now available in an up-to-the-minute new edition. The American Water Works Association's Water Quality & Treatment, Fifth Edition fully covers the field, bringing you the expertise of 20 distinguished specialists who provide the latest information on everything from aeration and coagulation processes, to chemical oxidation and water plant waste management. At least 90% of the material in this new edition has been revised and updated. Among the areas of special concern covered are:

*Cutting-edge membrane processes
*U.S. regulatory changes, including new rulings on disinfection by-products
*Current concerns with preventing cryptosporidium and e. coli outbreaks
*Enhanced removal of total organic carbon
*Much, much more

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Water Purification United States, Water quality, Water-supply United States