Twort's Water Supply, Seventh Edition, provides the latest tools and techniques to meet engineering challenges over dwindling natural resources.  The book has expanded coverage of waste and sludge disposal, energy and sustainability, and new chapters on intakes, chemical storage, handling, and sampling.

This new edition reflects the latest WHO, European, UK, and US standards, including the European Water Framework Directive.

This book is essential reading for Environmental Engineers and Technicians, Civil Engineers and Technicians and anyone working in water engineering.

 

Contents:

The Demand for Public Water Supplies; Water Supply Regulation, Protection, Organization and Financing;  Hydrology and Surface Supplies;  Groundwater Supplies; Dams, Reservoirs and River Intakes; Chemistry, Microbiology and Biology of Water; Storage, Clarification and Chemical Treatment; Water Filtration Granular Media Filtration; Waterworks Waste and Sludge Disposal;  Specialized and Advanced Water Treatment Processes; Disinfection of Water; Hydraulics; System Design and Analysis; Distribution Practice; Pipeline Design and Construction; Valves and Meters; Pumping; Electrical Plant; Control and Instrumentation;  Treated Water Storage

Malcolm J. Brandt

K. Michael Johnson

Andrew J. Elphinston

Don D. Ratnayaka

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