Water Transmission and Distribution Textbook

ISBN-10: 1583212310

ISBN-13: 9781583212318

Edition: 3rd 2003

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List price: $105.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 12/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 252
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Introduction to Distribution System Designp. 1
System Purpose and Planningp. 1
System Layoutp. 5
Sizing Mainsp. 10
Material Selectionp. 13
Selected Supplementary Readingsp. 21
System Operationsp. 23
Maintaining Water Qualityp. 23
Maintaining Flow and Pressurep. 53
Bibliographyp. 75
Piping Materialsp. 79
Types of Pipe Materialsp. 79
Bibliographyp. 104
Valvesp. 107
Uses of Water Utility Valvesp. 107
Classifications of Water Utility Valvesp. 111
Valve Operationp. 125
Valve Storagep. 128
Valve Jointsp. 128
Valve Boxes and Vaultsp. 128
Valve Recordsp. 131
Bibliographyp. 131
Water Main Installationp. 133
Pipe Shipmentp. 133
Pipe Handlingp. 135
Excavationp. 140
Laying Pipep. 155
Selected Supplementary Readingsp. 175
Backfilling, Main Testing, and Installation Safetyp. 177
Backfillingp. 177
Pressure and Leak Testingp. 181
Flushing and Disinfectionp. 185
Final Inspectionp. 189
Site Restorationp. 190
Water Main Installation Safetyp. 192
Bibliographyp. 196
Fire Hydrantsp. 197
Fire Hydrant Usesp. 197
System Problems Caused by Hydrant Operationp. 200
Types of Fire Hydrantsp. 200
Hydrant Partsp. 206
Inspection and Installationp. 210
Operation and Maintenancep. 213
Hydrant Recordsp. 216
Hydrant Safetyp. 216
Bibliographyp. 218
Water Storagep. 219
Water Storage Requirementsp. 219
Types of Treated-Water Storage Facilitiesp. 224
Location of Distribution Storagep. 231
Water Storage Facility Equipmentp. 234
Operation and Maintenance of Water Storage Facilitiesp. 242
Water Storage Facility Safetyp. 247
Bibliographyp. 247
Water Servicesp. 249
Meter Locationsp. 249
Service Line Sizes, Materials, and Equipmentp. 252
Water Service Tapsp. 258
Leaks and Breaksp. 264
Thawingp. 265
Service Line Responsibilityp. 266
Service Line Recordsp. 267
Bibliographyp. 267
Water Metersp. 269
Customer Water Metersp. 270
Customer Meter Installationp. 276
Meter Readingp. 283
Meter Testing, Maintenance, and Repairp. 289
Mainline Meteringp. 293
Metering Safetyp. 299
Bibliographyp. 299
Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Controlp. 301
Terminologyp. 301
Cross-Connection Locationsp. 302
Types of Cross-Connectionsp. 302
Public Health Significance of Cross-Connectionsp. 310
Backflow Control Methods and Devicesp. 315
Cross-Connection Control Programsp. 325
Records and Reportsp. 333
Bibliographyp. 334
Pumpsp. 337
Types of Pumpsp. 337
Operation of Centrifugal Pumpsp. 350
Centrifugal Pump Maintenancep. 355
Record Keepingp. 371
Pump Safetyp. 371
Bibliographyp. 372
Motors and Enginesp. 373
Principles of Electric Motor Operationp. 374
Single-Phase and Three-Phase Motorsp. 375
Electric Motor Constructionp. 378
Motor Control Equipmentp. 380
Improving the Efficiency of Electrically Driven Pumpsp. 386
Maintenance of Electric Motorsp. 389
Types of Combustion Enginesp. 393
Operation and Maintenance of Internal-Combusion Enginesp. 394
Motor and Engine Recordsp. 399
Motor and Engine Safetyp. 399
Bibliographyp. 401
Instrumentation and Controlp. 403
Primary Instrumentationp. 404
Secondary Instrumentation and Telemeteringp. 418
Control Systemsp. 425
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisitionp. 431
Operation and Maintenancep. 434
Bibliographyp. 438
Information Managementp. 439
Computersp. 440
Maps and Recordsp. 445
Maintenance Managementp. 467
Other Major Information Systemsp. 473
Bibliographyp. 476
Public Relationsp. 477
The Role of Public Relationsp. 477
The Role of Water Distribution Personnelp. 478
The Role of Informed Employees in Public Relationsp. 483
Formal Public Relations Programsp. 484
Bibliographyp. 486
Specifications and Approval of Treatment Chemicals and System Componentsp. 487
Other Sources of Informationp. 493
Glossaryp. 499
Indexp. 533
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