Water Wells & Septic Systems Handbook by R. Dodge Woodson

Water Wells & Septic Systems Handbook

byR. Dodge Woodson

Hardcover | April 4, 2003

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Packed with 200 illustrations! A PRACTICAL, ONE-STEP RESOURCE FOR WORKING WITH WATER WELLS AND SEPTIC SYSTEMS. Each year, thousands upon thousands of Americans install water wells and septic systems on their properties. But with a maze of codes governing their use-;along with a host of design requirements that ensure their functionality-;where can someone turn for comprehensive, one-stop guidance? Enter the Water Wells and Septic SystemsHandbookfrom McGraw-Hill. Written in language any property owner can understand-;yet detailed enough for professionals and technical students-;this easy-to-use volume delivers the latest techniques and code requirements for designing, building, rehabilitating, and maintaining private water wells and septic systems. Bolstered by a wealth of informative charts, tables, and illustrations, this book delivers: * Current construction, maintenance, and repair methods * New International Private Sewage Disposal Code * Up-to-date standards from the American Water Works Association * And much, much more! So, no matter if you're a plumber, a driller, or a utility company professional, Water Wells and Septic Systems Handbookis the one resource you need to ensure your next job's success!

About The Author

R. Dodge Woodson is a licensed master plumber, licensed master gasfitter, and licensed building contractor. He has over 25 years of experience in construction and real estate. As a builder of as many as 60 homes a year, Woodson knows what it takes to create a successful building project. His many years as a plumber and plumbing cont...
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Title:Water Wells & Septic Systems HandbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 9.3 × 6.4 × 1.2 inPublished:April 4, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071402004

ISBN - 13:9780071402002

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Administration

Chapter 2: Definitions

Chapter 3: General Regulations

Chapter 4: Site Evaluation and Requirements

Chapter 5: Materials

Chapter 6: Soil Absorption Systems

Chapter 7: Pressure Distribution Systems

Chapter 8: Tanks

Chapter 9: Mound Systems

Chapter 10: Cesspools

Chapter 11: Inspections

Chapter 12: Referenced Standards

Chapter 13: Site Evaluation for Water Wells

Chapter 14: Testing and Protecting Portable Water

Chapter 15: Drilled Wells

Chapter 16: Shallow Wells

Chapter 17: Alternative Water Sources

Chapter 18: Troubleshooting Well Systems

Chapter 19: Site Limitations for Septic Systems

Chapter 20: Septic Designs and Soil Studies

Chapter 21: Gravel-and-Pipe Septic Systems

Chapter 22: Chamber-Type Septic Systems

Chapter 23: Wastewater Pump Systems

Chapter 24: Landscaping Septic-System Areas

Chapter 25: Septic-System Maintenance

Chapter 26: Troubleshooting Septic Systems

Chapter 27: Low-Cost Septic Systems

Chapter 28: Low-Cost Well Systems

Chapter 29: Suggestions for Bidding Jobs

Chapter 30: Cost Overruns

Chapter 31: Worksite Safety

Chapter 32: First Aid

Chapter 33: Mathematics for the Trade

Appendix: Reference and Conversion Tables and Data