Water Distribution Operator Training Handbook

ISBN-10: 1583213724

ISBN-13: 9781583213728

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

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Description: Updated from the 1999 edition, this will continue to be the best-selling operator training book for reference and certification study. Chapters cover water resources and production, storage, distribution, chlorine handling, utility safety, system hydraulics, pipe types, installation, maintenance, meters, pumps, motors, public relations, and overall system operations.

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List price: $88.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Foreword
US State and Federal Regulations
Federal Regulations
State Regulations
Requirements of Special Interest to Distribution Operators
Maintaining Distribution System Water Quality
Sources of Water Quality Problems
Practices to Prevent Water Quality Problems
Distribution System Operation and Maintenance
Distribution System Inspection
Cleaning and Lining Mains
Locating Pipe and Detecting Leaks
Emergency Repairs
Water System Corrosion
Distribution System Design
Water Source Effects on System Design
Types of Water System Layout
Water Main Sizing
Water Main Pipe
Pipe Selection
Types of Pipe Service
Types of Pipe Materials
Distribution System Valves
Types of Valves
Valve Operation and Installation
Water Main Installation
Pipe Shipment, Unloading, and Stringing
Excavation
Pipe Laying
Connecting to Existing Mains
Thrust Restraint
Air Relief
Backfilling and Main Testing
Backfilling the Trench
Pressure Testing the Main
Flushing and Disinfection
Bacteriological Testing
Site Restoration and Inspection
Fire Hydrants
Hydrant Uses
Types of Fire Hydrants
Hydrant Installation
Hydrant Maintenance
Water Storage
Purposes of Water Storage
Types of Storage Facilities
Location of Distribution Storage
Elevated Tank Equipment
Ground-Level Reservoir Equipment
Operation and Maintenance of Storage Facilities
Water Services
Service Line Design
Service Line Materials
Water Service Taps
Water Service Maintenance and Repair
Water Meters
Customer Service Meters
Large Water Meters
Meter Reading
Meter Maintenance
Cross-Connection Control
Cross-Connection Terminology
Public Health Significance
Backflow Control Devices
Cross-Connection Control Programs
Pumps and Motors
Types of Pumps
Pump Operation and Maintenance
Motors
Motor Control Equipment
Pump, Motor, and Engine Records
Water Wells
Aquifers and Confining Beds
Groundwater Sources
Well Terms
Well Protection
Well Records
Distribution System Safety
Personal Safety Considerations
Equipment Safety
Security, Emergency Preparedness, and Response
Vulnerability Assessment
Mitigation Measures
Response, Recovery, Communications
Instrumentation and Control
Monitoring Sensors
Secondary Instrumentation
Control Systems
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
Distribution System Maps and Records
Distribution System Maps
Equipment Records
Computerized Water Distribution Records
Public Relations
Workers Who Have Contact With the Public
Dealing With the Media
Distribution Mathematics
Working With Numbers
Conversion of US Customary Units
The Metric System
Distribution System Hydraulics
Fluids at Rest and in Motion
Hydraulic Gradient
Conversion of US Customary Units
Metric Conversions
Celsius/Fahrenheit Comparison Graph
Sources of Additional Information
AWWA Standards
Index
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