Water and wastewater treatment plant operators must have a breadth of knowledge that encompasses more than scientific theory. With 2 new chapters and more than 300 new practice scenarios, this second edition continues to offer a complete resource exclusively for water and wastewater plant operators. It is a thorough compilation of water science, treatment information, process control procedures, problem-solving techniques, safety and health information, and administrative and technological trends. The manual examines numerous real world operating scenarios, including the intake of raw sewage and the treatment of water via residual management. Each scenario includes a comprehensive problem-solving pratice set.
WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATIONS: AN OVERVIEW. Problems Facing Water & Wastewater Treatment Operations. Water/Wastewater Operators and Their Roles. Water/Wastewater References, Models & Terminology. WATER/WASTEWATER BASIC TECHNICAL ASPECTS. Water/Wastewater Math Operations. Water Hydraulics. Fundamentals of Electricity. Hydraulic Machines: Pumps. Water/Wastewater Conveyance. Flow Measurement. CHARACTERISTICS OF WATER. Basic Water Chemistry. Water Microbiology. Water Ecology. Water Quality. Biomonitoring, Monitoring, Sampling & Testing. WATER TREATMENT. Water Sources. Watershed Protection. Water Treatment Operation and Unit Processes. WASTEWATER TREATMENT. Wastewater Treatment.