Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water: A Handbook on Drinking Water by American Water Works AssociationWater Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water: A Handbook on Drinking Water by American Water Works Association

Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water: A Handbook on Drinking Water

byAmerican Water Works Association, James K. Edzwald

Hardcover | November 30, 2010

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The definitive water quality and treatment resource--fully revised and updated

Comprehensive, current, and written by leading experts, Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water, Sixth Edition covers state-of-the-art technologies and methods for water treatment and quality control. Significant revisions and new material in this edition reflect the latest advances and critical topics in water supply and treatment. Presented by the American Water Works Association, this is the leading source of authoritative information on drinking water quality and treatment.


  • Chemical principles, source water composition, and watershed protection
  • Natural treatment systems
  • Water reuse for drinking water augmentation
  • Ultraviolet light processes
  • Formation and control of disinfection by-products


    • Drinking water standards, regulations, goals, and health effects
    • Hydraulic characteristics of water treatment reactors
    • Gas-liquid processes and chemical oxidation
    • Coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, and flotation
    • Granular media and membrane filtration
    • Ion exchange and adsorption of inorganic contaminants
    • Precipitation, coprecipitation, and precipitative softening
    • Adsorption of organic compounds by activated carbon
    • Chemical disinfection
    • Internal corrosion and deposition control
    • Microbiological quality control in distribution systems
    • Water treatment plant residuals management
American Water Works Association (AWWA) is the leading organization of water management professionals in the United States. James K. Edzwald, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts where he was Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering from 1984−2006. He is a former President of the Association of Env...
Title:Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water: A Handbook on Drinking WaterFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1696 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 2.5 inPublished:November 30, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071630112

ISBN - 13:9780071630115

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Drinking Water Quality Standards, Regulations, and Goals; Chapter 2. Health and Aesthetic Aspects of Drinking Water; Chapter 3. Chemical Principles, Source Water Composition, and Watershed Protection; Chapter 4. Hydraulic Characteristics of Water Treatment Reactors; Chapter 5. Overview of Water Treatment Processes; Chapter 6. Gas-Liquid Processes: Principles and Applications; Chapter 7. Chemical Oxidation; Chapter 8. Coagulation and Focculation; Chapter 9. Sedimentation and Flotation; Chapter 10. Granular Media Filtration; Chapter 11. Membranes; Chapter 12. Ion Exchange and Adsorption of Inorganic Contaminants; Chapter 13. Precipitation, Coprecipitation, and Precipitative Softening ; Chapter 14. Adsorption of Organic Compounds; Chapter 15. Natural Treatment Systems; Chapter 16. Water Reuse for Drinking Water Augmentation; Chapter 17. Chemical Disinfection; Chapter 18. Ultraviolet Light Processes; Chapter 19. Formation and Control or Disinfection By-Products; Chapter 20. Internal Corrosion and Deposition Control; Chapter 21. Microbiology Quality Control in Distribution Systems; Chapter 22. Water Treatment Residuals Management; Appendix A: Chemical Elements; Appendix B: Usefu; Constants; Appendix C: Conversion Factors: Appendix D: Physical Properties of Water and Gases; Index