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Water transmission and distribution student workbook : principles and practices of water supply operations

Topic: 
WATER DISTRIBUTION
Author (Corporate Name): 
American Water Works Association
Edition: 
4th ed.
Publisher/Date: 
Denver, Colo. : American Water Works Association, 2010
Series: 
Principles and practices of water supply operations series
Summary: 
Part 3 of the 5-part Principles and Practices of Water Supply Operations (WSO), this text is designed to teach students the basic equipment, structures, operation, and maintenance of city water transmission and distribution systems. Piping system design and installation, valves, water tanks, and other major components are covered. Additional topics include pipe tapping, cross-connection and backflow prevention, and fundamentals of information management. A special section discusses utility public relations and the role of the distribution system operator. The Fourth Edition includes two new chapters: "Hydraulics of Water Distributions Systems" and "System Security and Emergency Response," and coverage of pumping stations has been expanded.