The Drinking Water Dictionary

Paperback | March 21, 2001

byAmerican Water Works Association

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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.

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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 A...

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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 A...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 7.3 × 1.6 inPublished:March 21, 2001Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071375139

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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.