The Drinking Water Dictionary by American Water Works Association

The Drinking Water Dictionary

byAmerican Water Works Association

Paperback | March 21, 2001

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With comprehensive definitions of thousands of essential terms of today’s water engineering and sciences, this is—The Best Water Quality Dictionary You Can Own—
*15,000 up-to-date entries fully define the language of water quality
*Authoritative and accurate—definitions supplied by leading experts in each field as part of the 23-member AWWA Technical Advisory Committee
*Encyclopedic—covers all disciplines—supply, treatment, regulation, chemistry, health effects, microbiology, stormwater, wastewater, hydrology, distribution, management, and 34 other topic areas
*Abbreviations, acronyms, hydraulic equations, chemical formulas, and mathematical models
*Conversion factors tables
*Units of measure in both customary and SI units

This comprehensive, indispensable reference puts accurate information at your fingertips. Whether you are a professional, a student, or a general reader with interest in a critical environmental subject, The Drinking Water Dictionary defines the current language of water quality and gives you a better understanding of the ideas and concepts you need to know.

About The Author

The leading organization of water management professionals in the United States, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) empaneled a committee of 23 experts to compile authoritative definitions and develop this dictionary. This special Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has worked since 1994 creating this unequaled reference. James...

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Title:The Drinking Water DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 7.3 × 1.6 inPublished:March 21, 2001Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071375139

ISBN - 13:9780071375139

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Drinking Water Dictionary.

Chapter 2: Units of Measure.

Chapter 3: Table of Conversion Factors.

Chapter 4: Sources of Information.

Chapter 5: Illustration Credits.

Chapter 6: Suggestion Form.