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Manual of Small Public Water Supply Systems - US EPA Washington

Manual of Small Public Water Supply Systems

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1992
ISBN: 9780873718646
Number Of Pages: 224

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Manual of Small Public Water Supply Systems presents current concepts and practices affecting water treatment, financing, management, community involvement in water supply, institutional support, and development of human resources for improved operations and management of water supplies. Information on ground water, surface water, and SDWA requirements is also provided. In short, everything you need to run your small water treatment facility can be found in this book. Material is presented in a thorough, easy-to-read format and a complete bibiliography is included. Fully illustrated, Manual of Small Public Water Supply Systems will soon be dog-eared with use.

Overview of Small Public Water Systemsp. 1
SDWA Requirementsp. 1
General Requirementsp. 2
Institutional Concernsp. 2
Operationsp. 3
Selection and Management of a Water Source
Introductionp. 7
Rights to the Use of Waterp. 7
Sources of Water Supplyp. 7
Quality of Waterp. 10
Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)p. 17
Water Testing and Labsp. 21
Contaminant Sourcesp. 21
Quantity of Waterp. 22
Water Conservationp. 24
Fire Protectionp. 25
Sanitary Surveyp. 27
Ground Water
Rock Formationsp. 33
Ground Water Basinsp. 33
Sanitary Qualityp. 34
Chemical and Physical Qualityp. 34
Distance to Sources of Contaminationp. 35
Evaluating Contamination Threatsp. 36
Development of Ground Waterp. 38
Construction of Wellsp. 44
Sanitary Construction of Wellsp. 58
Abandonment of Wellsp. 63
Reconstruction of Existing Dug Wellsp. 63
Special Considerations in Constructing Artesian Wellsp. 64
Springs and Infiltration Galleriesp. 64
Surface Water for Rural Use
Introductionp. 65
Sources of Surface Waterp. 66
Development of Springsp. 74
Infiltration Galleriesp. 76
Water Treatment
Need and Purposep. 79
Water Treatmentp. 80
Disinfectionp. 83
Disinfection with Ultraviolet Lightp. 89
Disinfection with Ozonep. 90
Membrane Technologiesp. 90
Aerationp. 91
Other Treatmentp. 91
Package Plantsp. 98
Household Water Treatmentp. 100
Treatment Waste Disposalp. 103
Pumping, Distribution and Storage
Types of Well Pumpsp. 105
Selection of Pumping Equipmentp. 113
Sanitary Protection of Pumping Facilitiesp. 120
Installation of Pumping Equipmentp. 121
Alternate Energy Sources and Pumpsp. 123
Pumphousing and Appurtenancesp. 126
Cross-Connectionsp. 136
Pipe and Fittingsp. 138
Pipe Capacity and Head Lossp. 139
Protection of Distribution Systemsp. 142
Disinfection of Distribution Systemp. 142
Determination of Storage Volumep. 143
Protection of Storage Facilitiesp. 144
Information, Assistance and Community Support
Introductionp. 149
Information Resourcesp. 149
Community Involvementp. 150
Technical Assistance and Trainingp. 151
Financial Assistancep. 153
Water Ratesp. 155
Personal Computersp. 157
Institutional Alternativesp. 157
Bibliographyp. 161
App. A. Health Effects, Source of Contamination, and Treatmentp. 167
App. B. Collection and Analysis of Bacteriological Samplesp. 175
App. C. Identification by Human Sensesp. 177
App. D. Recommended Procedure for Cement Grouting of Wells for Sanitary Protectionp. 189
App. E. Emergency Disinfectionp. 191
App. F. State Drinking Water Agenciesp. 195
App. G. EPA Drinking Water Officesp. 199
App. H. National Organizationsp. 201
App. I. Farmers Home Administration Officesp. 203
Indexp. 207
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ISBN: 9780873718646
ISBN-10: 087371864X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st June 1992
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.69 x 15.55  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1