AWWA's most popular handbook for distribution operators, this handbook provides a complete introduction to water distribution system operation and equipment. Coverage includes the types of water pipes, installation practices, excavation, pipe flushing and rehabilitation, storage tanks, water wells, pumps, motors, hydrants, meters, valves, corrosion prevention, leak detection, instrumentation and control, maps, records, and maintenance. In addition, the text covers mathematics required by operators, basic hydraulic concepts, state and federal drinking water regulations, health issues, and maintaining water quality in the distribution system. Its many cutaway illustrations, equipment photos, metric conversions, formulas, and equations make it an ideal day-to-day reference.
Publisher: American Water Works Association,US
Number of pages: 298
Weight: 402 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised ed.