Twort's water supply [electronic resource] / Don D. Ratnayaka, Malcolm J. Brandt and Michael Johnson.

By: Ratnayaka, Don DContributor(s): Brandt, Malcolm J | Johnson, K. Michael | Twort, A. C. (Alan Charles), 1920-Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 711 p.) : illISBN: 9780080940847 (electronic bk.); 0080940846 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Water-supply engineering | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Water SupplyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Twort's water supply.DDC classification: 628.1 LOC classification: TD345 | .R386 2009ebOnline resources: ScienceDirect
Contents:
The demand for public water supplies -- Water supply regulation, protection, organisation 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 -- Waterworks waste and sludge disposal -- Specialised 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.
Summary: Water Supply has been the most comprehensive guide to the design, construction and operation of water supply systems for more than 40 years. The combined experience of its authors make it an unparalleled resource for professionals and students alike. This new sixth edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest WHO, European, UK and US standards, including the European Water Framework Directive. The structure of the book has been changed to give increased emphasis to environmental aspects of water supply, in particular the critical issue of wastage reduction and conservation of supplies. Written for both the professionals and students, this book is essential reading for anyone working in water engineering. .Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of public water supply and treatment .Details of US, European and WHO standards and practice .Based on decades of practical professional experience.
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Water Supply has been the most comprehensive guide to the design, construction and operation of water supply systems for more than 40 years. The combined experience of its authors make it an unparalleled resource for professionals and students alike. This new sixth edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest WHO, European, UK and US standards, including the European Water Framework Directive. The structure of the book has been changed to give increased emphasis to environmental aspects of water supply, in particular the critical issue of wastage reduction and conservation of supplies. Written for both the professionals and students, this book is essential reading for anyone working in water engineering. .Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of public water supply and treatment .Details of US, European and WHO standards and practice .Based on decades of practical professional experience.

The demand for public water supplies -- Water supply regulation, protection, organisation 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 -- Waterworks waste and sludge disposal -- Specialised 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.

Previous ed.: published as Water supply by Alan C. Twort, Don D. Ratnayaka and Malcolm J. Brandt. London: Arnold, 2000.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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