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Water Supply

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Edited By: AC Twort, FM Law, FW Crowley and DD Ratnayaka

676 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs


Hardback | Apr 2000 | Edition: 5 | #101263 | ISBN: 0340720182
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Written by experienced consultants in water, this new edition covers important topics such as demand management, risk management and environmental impact assessment.

'A classic text on water supply...the book provides information on practically every aspect of water supply...the authors' wealth of experience is evident in the practical approach used throughout'. Asian Water, May 2001 Review of the previous edition: "The authors have a wealth of experience in the water industry, which is reflected in their clear and concise presentation ... an excellent publication" Water and Environmental Management Journal


How much water is needed. The organization and financing of public water supplies. Hydrology. Estimation of yield: Part 1 Yield estimation for surface sources; Part 2 Yield of underground sources. Dams, river intakes, wells and boreholes: Part 1 Dams; Part 2 River intake works; Part 3 Wells and boreholes. Chemistry and microbiology of water: Part 1 Significance of some water properties and substances; Part 2 Water quality standards; Part 3 Water microbiology. Storage, sedimentation, clarification and filtration. Specialised and advanced water treatment processes. Disinfection of water. Hydraulics. Service reservoirs. Pumping plant. Pipes, pipeline construction and valves. Pipeline design. Distribution practice. Conversion factors. Index.

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