Twort's Water Supply by Malcolm J. BrandtTwort's Water Supply by Malcolm J. Brandt

Twort's Water Supply

byMalcolm J. Brandt, K. Michael Johnson, Andrew J. Elphinston

Hardcover | November 2, 2016

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Twort's Water Supply, Seventh Edition, has been expanded to provide the latest tools and techniques to meet engineering challenges over dwindling natural resources. Approximately 1.1 billion people in rural and peri-urban communities of developing countries do not have access to safe drinking water. The mortality from diarrhea-related diseases amounts to 2.2 million people each year from the consumption of unsafe water.

This update reflects the latest WHO, European, UK, and US standards, including the European Water Framework Directive. The book also includes an expansion of waste and sludge disposal, including energy and sustainability, and new chapters on intakes, chemical storage, handling, and sampling. Written for both professionals and students, this book is essential reading for anyone working in water engineering.



  • Features expanded coverage of waste and sludge disposal to include energy use and sustainability
  • Includes a new chapter on intakes
  • Includes a new chapter on chemical storage and handling
Civil engineer specialising in water supply planning and distribution system management; responsibilities include research in the UK and overseas as well as project execution in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North and South America.Civil engineer for design of large and small works such as dams, spillways, intakes, pipelines, tunnels, ...
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Title:Twort's Water SupplyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:932 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 2, 2016Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0081000251

ISBN - 13:9780081000250

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Table of Contents

  1. The Demand for Public Water
  2. Water Supply Regulation, Protection, Organization and Financing
  3. Hydrology and Surface Supplies
  4. Groundwater Supplies
  5. Dams and Reservoirs
  6. Intakes
  7. Chemistry, microbiology and biology of water
  8. Storage, clarification and chemical treatment
  9. Water filtration
  10. Specialized and advanced water treatment processes
  11. Disinfection of Water
  12. Chemical storage, dosing and control
  13. Energy use, sustainability and waste treatment
  14. Hydraulics
  15. System design and analysis
  16. Distribution practice
  17. Pipeline design and construction
  18. Valves and meters
  19. Pumping; electrical plant; control and instrumentation
  20. Treated water storage