272 pages, 60 illustrations
This accessible introduction and practical guide to water treatment focuses on the issues of most interest to practising engineers, summarising the key issues and criteria in short and accessible sections, with additional theory to explain and support the treatment processes considered. Basic Water Treatment is an essential resource for water engineers at all levels – a textbook for students, a handbook for young engineers or chemists, and an indispensable guide full of practical information for the established practitioner.
Fully revised and extensively updated by two of the world's leading experts in the field, taking into account current UK, EU, and USA water-quality standards and treatment technologies. This fifth edition of a best-selling text provides comprehensive contemporary practical guidance and remains the definitive reference for all those involved in water-treatment systems.
2: Quality of water
3: Overview of water treatment
4: Preliminary treatment
5: Coagulation and occulation
6: Coagulants and coagulant aids
7: Theory and principles of clarification
8: Types of clarifiers
10: Membrane processes
11: Other processes
13: Waterworks wastes and sludge
14: Private water supplies
15: Water safety plans
16: Water demand and use
1: Sample calculations
2: Comparison of different drinking water-quality standards
4: SI units and basic conversion factors
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