This new sixth edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest WHO, European, UK and US standards, including the European Water Framework Directive. The structure of the book has been changed to give increased emphasis to environmental aspects of water supply, in particular the critical issue of waste reduction and conservation of supplies.
Written for both the professionals and students, this book is essential reading for anyone working in water engineering.
.Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of public water supply and treatment
.Details of US, European and WHO standards and practice
.Based on decades of practical professional experience
The demand for public water supplies; Water supply regulation, protection, organisation and financing; Hydrology and surface supplies; Groundwater supplies; Dams, reservoirs and river intakes; Chemistry, microbiology and biology of water; Storage, clarification and chemical treatment; Water filtration; Waterworks waste and sludge disposal; Specialised and advanced water treatment processes; Disinfection of water; Hydraulics; System design and analysis; Distribution practice; Pipeline design and construction; Valves and meters; Pumping, electrical plant, control and instrumentation; Treated water storage.
Ratnayaka, Don D.
Chemical engineer with extensive specialist knowledge of water treatment techniques; responsible for all aspects of water treatment process design for projects in UK, Europe, Africa, Asian sub-continent, Middle East, Far East, and Australia.
Brandt, Malcolm J.
Civil engineer specialising in water supply planning and distribution system management; responsibilities include research in the UK and overseas as well as project execution in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North and South America.