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Water Distribution Operator Training Handbook

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ISBN-10: 1583219544

ISBN-13: 9781583219546

Edition: 4th 2014 (Revised)

Authors: William Lauer

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This updated edition 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. Replaces ISBN 1-58321-014-8
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Book details

List price: $116.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 10/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Distribution System Regulations
Federal Regulations
State Regulations
Requirements of Special Interest to Distribution System Operators
Managing System Operations
Developing an Operations Management Plan
System Operations Training
Example Performance Measures
Pipeline Rehabilitation and Replacement
Operational Practices
Maintaining Water Quality
Practices That Affect Water Quality
Managing System Reliability
System Operation and Maintenance Practices
Maintaining System Efficiency
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 and Rehabilitation
Pipe Shipment, Unloading, and Stringing
Pipe Laying
Connecting to Existing Mains
Thrust Restraint
Air Relief
Backfilling and Main Testing
Disinfection of Water Mains and Storage Facilities
Disinfection of New Pipelines
Pipeline Disinfection Methods
Basic Pipeline Disinfection Calculations
Disinfection for Pipeline Repairs
Disinfection of Storage Facilities
Full Storage Facility Chlorination Method
Surface Application Method
Chlorinate-and-Fill Method
Basic Storage Facility Disinfection Calculations
Underwater Inspection of Storage Facilities-Disinfection Procedures
Dechlorination of Highly Chlorinated Water
Basic Dechlorination Calculations
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
Motor Control Equipment
Internal-Combustion Engines
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
Supply Contingencies
Mitigation Measures
Response, Recovery, and Communications
Water Utility Security Initiatives
Instrumentation and Control
Monitoring Sensors
Secondary Instrumentation
Control Systems
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
Distribution System Mapping and Information Management
Distribution System Maps
Equipment Records
Geographic Information Management Systems
Public Relations
Role of Distribution Personnel
Workers Who Have Contact With the-Public
Dealing With the Media
Customer Complaint Response
Bibliography s
Distribution System Hydraulics
Fluids at Rest and in Motion
Hydraulic Gradient
Hydraulic Transients
Conversion of US Customary Units
Metric Conversions
Distribution Math Calculations
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