AWWA Publishes New Edition of Water Quality & Treatment Handbook

Jan. 6, 2011
Sixth edition includes five new chapters and four new appendices

The American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) announced the publication of the sixth edition of Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water. Authoritative, comprehensive, and co-written by expert specialists, the sixth edition is the most complete one-volume reference on potable water quality and treatment.

Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water covers all aspects of drinking water supply: state-of-the-art technologies, water quality from source to tap, conventional and advanced methods and processes in water treatment, and drinking water standards and regulations.

The new edition contains five all-new chapters: natural treatment systems, water reuse, hydraulics, ultraviolet radiation and disinfection byproducts. In addition, all other chapters have been extensively revised and updated or replaced. Four new appendices also provide quick references for atomic numbers and masses, physical and chemical constants, unit conversion factors and the physical properties of water.

Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water is an ideal technical resource for water professionals in academics, consulting engineering practice, water utilities, federal and state regulatory agencies and the water process and chemical industries.

The sixth edition is available in AWWA’s online bookstore.

Source: Environmental Expert

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