Water Distribution Operator Training Handbook

ISBN-10: 1583210148

ISBN-13: 9781583210147

Edition: 2nd 1999

Authors: Harry Von Huben

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A reference on design, installation, and operation of water distribution systems, covering pipe materials, hydrants and pumps, excavation and installation practices, and water storage systems. Details regulatory requirements and health considerations, and discusses maintenance procedures and record keeping. Appendices include unit conversion, industry associations, and AWWA standards. This second edition is updated to reflect changes in industry practice over the past 15 years. Editor information is not given. Member price, $24.00. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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List price: $48.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 278
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Forewordp. ix
Distribution Mathematicsp. 1
Working With Numbersp. 1
Conversion of US Customary Unitsp. 4
The Metric Systemp. 5
Distribution System Hydraulicsp. 8
Fluids at Rest and in Motionp. 8
Hydraulic Gradientp. 13
State and Federal Regulationsp. 15
Federal Regulationsp. 15
State Regulationsp. 21
Public Health Considerationsp. 23
Sources of Contaminationp. 23
Water Quality Monitoringp. 24
Distribution System Water Quality Problemsp. 28
Water Quality Safeguardsp. 29
Distribution System Designp. 31
Water Source Effects on System Designp. 31
Types of Water System Layoutp. 33
Water Main Sizingp. 34
Water Main Pipep. 39
Pipe Selectionp. 39
Types of Pipe Servicep. 41
Types of Pipe Materialsp. 42
Distribution System Valvesp. 56
Types of Valvesp. 56
Valve Operation and Installationp. 64
Water Main Installationp. 69
Pipe Shipment, Unloading and Stringingp. 69
Excavationp. 72
Pipe Layingp. 79
Connecting to Existing Mainsp. 84
Air Reliefp. 87
Backfilling and Main Testingp. 89
Backfilling the Trenchp. 89
Pressure Testing the Mainp. 91
Flushing and Disinfectionp. 92
Bacteriological Testingp. 94
Fire Hydrantsp. 96
Hydrant Usesp. 96
Types of Fire Hydrantsp. 98
Hydrant Installationp. 102
Hydrant Maintenancep. 104
Distribution System Operation and Maintenancep. 107
Distribution System Inspectionp. 107
Cleaning and Lining Mainsp. 108
Pipe Locating and Leak Detectionp. 115
Emergency Repairsp. 119
Water Servicep. 126
Service Line Designp. 126
Service Line Materialsp. 128
Water Service Tapsp. 132
Water Service Maintenance and Repairp. 136
Water Metersp. 140
Customer Service Metersp. 140
Large Water Metersp. 145
Meter Readingp. 149
Meter Maintenancep. 153
Cross-Connection Controlp. 155
Cross-Connection Terminologyp. 155
Public Health Significancep. 144
Backflow Control Devicesp. 156
Cross-Connection Control Programsp. 162
Water Storagep. 164
Purposes of Water Storagep. 164
Types of Storage Facilitiesp. 167
Location of Distribution Storagep. 172
Elevated Tank Equipmentp. 174
Ground-Level Reservoir Equipmentp. 177
Operation and Maintenance of Storage Facilitiesp. 177
Water Wellsp. 181
Aquifers and Confining Bedsp. 181
Groundwater Sourcesp. 182
Well Termsp. 184
Well Protectionp. 186
Measuring the Water Level in a Wellp. 188
Well Recordsp. 191
Pumps and Motorsp. 192
Types of Pumpsp. 192
Pump Operation and Maintenancep. 197
Motorsp. 203
Motor Control Equipmentp. 205
Pump, Motor, and Engine Recordsp. 206
Maintaining Distribution System Water Qualityp. 208
Water Quality Entering the Distribution Systemp. 208
Changes in Water Quality in the Distribution Systemp. 208
Dealing with Distribution System Water Quality Problemsp. 210
Distribution System Safetyp. 212
Personal Safety Considerationsp. 212
Equipment Safetyp. 213
Instrumentation and Controlp. 219
Monitoring Sensorsp. 219
Secondary Instrumentationp. 226
Control Systemsp. 228
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisitionp. 230
Distribution System Maps and Recordsp. 232
Distribution System Mapsp. 232
Equipment Recordsp. 239
Computerized Water Distribution Recordsp. 241
Public Relationsp. 243
Workers Who Have Contact With the Publicp. 243
Dealing With the Mediap. 246
Conversion of US Customary Unitsp. 247
Metric Conversionsp. 251
Celsius/Fahrenheit Comparison Graphp. 255
Sources of Additional Informationp. 256
AWWA Standardsp. 258
Indexp. 262
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