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 Water treatment handbook  Activated carbon guide book
The <b>American Water Works Association (AWWA)</b> <i>Water Treatment Operator Training Handbook, Third Edition</i> is a thorough revision of the popular operator training and on-the-job reference. This edition incorporates operator certification knowledge requirements as defined in the Associated Boards of Certification need-to-know criteria, including regulations, safety practices and all the processes and proceduresofwater treatment operations. The updated handbook also has expanded chapters on membrane technology and laboratory testing and protocol. The handbook, originally authored by Nicholas G. Pizzi, was revised and supplemented by William C. Lauer. www.awwa.org/store/productdetail.aspx?productid=28277The American Water Works Association (AWWA) Water Treatment Operator Training Handbook, Third Edition is a thorough revision of the popular operator training and on-the-job reference. This edition incorporates operator certification knowledge requirements as defined in the Associated Boards of Certification need-to-know criteria, including regulations, safety practices and all the processes and proceduresofwater treatment operations. The updated handbook also has expanded chapters on membrane technology and laboratory testing and protocol. The handbook, originally authored by Nicholas G. Pizzi, was revised and supplemented by William C. Lauer. www.awwa.org/store/productdetail.aspx?productid=28277 The <b>American Water Works Association</b> announces the release of a new publication titled <i>Activated Carbon: Solutions for Improving Water Quality</i>. Activated carbon filtration is a proven treatment method for thousands of water purveyors worldwide that delivers valuable benefits to users, including high-quality water, increased customer confidence, public health protection and regulatory compliance. Focusing on the major components of activated carbon adsorption technologies, adsorption applications and practical system design, the publication also includes 17 detailed case studies of utilities that use activated carbon to improve the quality of their drinking water. It unifies for the first time the what, why and how of this technology. Available at AWWA’s online store.
www.awwa.org/store.aspxThe American Water Works Association announces the release of a new publication titled Activated Carbon: Solutions for Improving Water Quality. Activated carbon filtration is a proven treatment method for thousands of water purveyors worldwide that delivers valuable benefits to users, including high-quality water, increased customer confidence, public health protection and regulatory compliance. Focusing on the major components of activated carbon adsorption technologies, adsorption applications and practical system design, the publication also includes 17 detailed case studies of utilities that use activated carbon to improve the quality of their drinking water. It unifies for the first time the what, why and how of this technology. Available at AWWA’s online store. www.awwa.org/store.aspx
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 Desalination guide  Water future guide
The <b>American Water Works Association (AWWA)</b> announces the publication of <i>Manual M61, Desalination of Seawater</i>, which provides essential information for water utility managers and design engineers who need to understand desalination and make informed decisions on everything from planning to treatment plant construction. Topics include treatment technologies, water quality, environmental impacts, residuals management, site development and co-location with existing plants and costs. This volume contains best practices in desalination and was written, reviewed and approved by worldwide desalination experts, desalination plant owners and desalination equipment manufacturers. www.awwa.org/bookstoreThe American Water Works Association (AWWA) announces the publication of Manual M61, Desalination of Seawater, which provides essential information for water utility managers and design engineers who need to understand desalination and make informed decisions on everything from planning to treatment plant construction. Topics include treatment technologies, water quality, environmental impacts, residuals management, site development and co-location with existing plants and costs. This volume contains best practices in desalination and was written, reviewed and approved by worldwide desalination experts, desalination plant owners and desalination equipment manufacturers. www.awwa.org/bookstore <i>The Future of Water: A Startling Look Ahead</i>, by authors Steve Maxwell and Scott Yates, is available from the <b>American Water Works Association</b>. As sweeping and transformational changes are heading our way in the not-too-distant future, this groundbreaking book takes a serious look at how the world will soon value, use and access water. Maxwell presents likely scenarios for broad trends that will have a significant impact upon future water challenges worldwide: population, economics, energy, climate and pollution. Covered topics include home, agricultural and industrial water use, sources and storage, utilities and business. The book is also available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. www.awwa.orgThe Future of Water: A Startling Look Ahead, by authors Steve Maxwell and Scott Yates, is available from the American Water Works Association. As sweeping and transformational changes are heading our way in the not-too-distant future, this groundbreaking book takes a serious look at how the world will soon value, use and access water. Maxwell presents likely scenarios for broad trends that will have a significant impact upon future water challenges worldwide: population, economics, energy, climate and pollution. Covered topics include home, agricultural and industrial water use, sources and storage, utilities and business. The book is also available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. www.awwa.org
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 Drinking water reference for everyone  Safety manual
The American Water Works Association's (AWWA) fifth edition of <i>Plain Talk About Drinking Water</i>, based on the work of Dr. James M. Symons, is now available in the bookstore. As consumers become more concerned with where their water comes from and what it contains, they also want to know more about how to protect it from contamination, how to conserve it, and the truth about home water-treatment devices. This edition features 231 questions and answers on topics such as health; taste, odor and appearance; sources; distribution and fascinating facts. The familiar question-and-answer format makes it an easy-to-comprehend reference for anyone with an interest in drinking water.
www.awwa.org/bookstoreThe American Water Works Association's (AWWA) fifth edition of Plain Talk About Drinking Water, based on the work of Dr. James M. Symons, is now available in the bookstore. As consumers become more concerned with where their water comes from and what it contains, they also want to know more about how to protect it from contamination, how to conserve it, and the truth about home water-treatment devices. This edition features 231 questions and answers on topics such as health; taste, odor and appearance; sources; distribution and fascinating facts. The familiar question-and-answer format makes it an easy-to-comprehend reference for anyone with an interest in drinking water. www.awwa.org/bookstore <i>Let's Talk Safety 2010</i> from the American Water Works Association makes it easy for safety officers to spend a few minutes each week communicating with employees about the critical importance of working safely. It contains 52 short talks that cover single, key topics, such as trenching, chemicals, lockout/tagout and even safety for office workers. The 118-page, softbound manual is also available from the AWWA bookstore on CD-ROM.
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Let's Talk Safety 2010 from the American Water Works Association makes it easy for safety officers to spend a few minutes each week communicating with employees about the critical importance of working safely. It contains 52 short talks that cover single, key topics, such as trenching, chemicals, lockout/tagout and even safety for office workers. The 118-page, softbound manual is also available from the AWWA bookstore on CD-ROM. www.awwa.org (800) 926-7337
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 Updated water reference work  Groundwater guide and PCP information
The American Water Works Association's (AWWA) second edition of <i>The Water Dictionary</i> is an updated and expanded guide, providing standardized definitions for more than 15,000 water- and wastewater-related words, phrases, acronyms, chemicals, microorganisms, units of measure, calculations and formulas and more. The book includes illustrations, a units-of-measure section and a table of conversion factors. Available only in AWWA's online bookstore.
http://www.awwa.org/bookstoreThe American Water Works Association's (AWWA) second edition of The Water Dictionary is an updated and expanded guide, providing standardized definitions for more than 15,000 water- and wastewater-related words, phrases, acronyms, chemicals, microorganisms, units of measure, calculations and formulas and more. The book includes illustrations, a units-of-measure section and a table of conversion factors. Available only in AWWA's online bookstore. http://www.awwa.org/bookstore The American Water Works Association offers two new volumes designed for water professionals. <i>Groundwater & Wells, Third Edition</i>, edited by Robert J. Sterret, Ph.D., RG, is a standard reference book and field guide for groundwater evaluation and water-well design, installation and maintenance. This comprehensive, 812-page hardback manual focuses on boreholes and wells, providing new information on a hydrogeologic classification system, borehole geophysics, well design and much more. A CD-ROM containing several reference materials and a granular material-sizing gauge are included.
<i>The Truth About Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care Products in Your Water</i>, written by Jack Hoffbuhr, P.E., D.E.E, answers questions consumers and water professionals alike are asking. Written in consumer-friendly language, the 32-page soft cover booklet covers a variety of topics recently reported by the general media.
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custsvc@awwa.orgThe American Water Works Association offers two new volumes designed for water professionals. Groundwater & Wells, Third Edition, edited by Robert J. Sterret, Ph.D., RG, is a standard reference book and field guide for groundwater evaluation and water-well design, installation and maintenance. This comprehensive, 812-page hardback manual focuses on boreholes and wells, providing new information on a hydrogeologic classification system, borehole geophysics, well design and much more. A CD-ROM containing several reference materials and a granular material-sizing gauge are included. The Truth About Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care Products in Your Water, written by Jack Hoffbuhr, P.E., D.E.E, answers questions consumers and water professionals alike are asking. Written in consumer-friendly language, the 32-page soft cover booklet covers a variety of topics recently reported by the general media. www.awwa.org/bookstore custsvc@awwa.org
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 Math help for wastewater treatment  Pharma in water guide
The American Water Works Association announces the publication of two new guides for wastewater treatment operators: <i>Math for Wastewater Treatment Operators: Grades 1 and 2</i>, and <i>Grades 3 and 4</i>. These volumes, written to provide students and operators with a focused way to prepare for the many challenging math problems likely to be encountered on certification exams, also serve as easy reference guides for common calculations wastewater operators encounter every day. Each book offers hundreds of math problems and solutions covering the full spectrum of wastewater treatment operations.Appendixes include common conversion factors, a summary of wastewater treatment equations, chemistry tables, wastewater flow chart diagrams and more.
www.awwa.org/bookstoreThe American Water Works Association announces the publication of two new guides for wastewater treatment operators: Math for Wastewater Treatment Operators: Grades 1 and 2, and Grades 3 and 4. These volumes, written to provide students and operators with a focused way to prepare for the many challenging math problems likely to be encountered on certification exams, also serve as easy reference guides for common calculations wastewater operators encounter every day. Each book offers hundreds of math problems and solutions covering the full spectrum of wastewater treatment operations.Appendixes include common conversion factors, a summary of wastewater treatment equations, chemistry tables, wastewater flow chart diagrams and more. www.awwa.org/bookstore American Water Works Association introduces <i>The Truth About Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care Products in Your Water</i>, a new booklet designed to be the ideal guide for public information professionals, customer service reps and concerned customers with questions about drinking water. Former AWWA Executive Director and author Jack Hoffbuhr, P.E. DEE, offers answers to the most asked questions. The booklet also includes detailed instructions on how individuals can dispose of their drugs safely.
www.awwa.org/bookstoreAmerican Water Works Association introduces The Truth About Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care Products in Your Water, a new booklet designed to be the ideal guide for public information professionals, customer service reps and concerned customers with questions about drinking water. Former AWWA Executive Director and author Jack Hoffbuhr, P.E. DEE, offers answers to the most asked questions. The booklet also includes detailed instructions on how individuals can dispose of their drugs safely. www.awwa.org/bookstore
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 Pipe educational series  Microbiology manual
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) introduces its <i>AWWA Pipe Profile Series</i>, a five-volume DVD set that examines the primary materials used in modern water distribution systems. The professionally produced DVDs show the characteristics of each type of pipe without drawing comparisons, leaving the ultimate 'best choice' to the viewer. Discount for AWWA members available until December 19.
www.awwa.orgThe American Water Works Association (AWWA) introduces its AWWA Pipe Profile Series, a five-volume DVD set that examines the primary materials used in modern water distribution systems. The professionally produced DVDs show the characteristics of each type of pipe without drawing comparisons, leaving the ultimate 'best choice' to the viewer. Discount for AWWA members available until December 19. www.awwa.org Basic Microbiology for Drinking Water Personnel, Second Edition, written by Dennis Hill, is now available from the AWWA bookstore. This concise guide provides clearly written descriptions of bacteria, viruses, protozoa, amoebae and algae that pose threats to human health. The book provides the scientific name of each, where in nature it is found, how the microbe is transmitted, what types of illness it can cause, lab detection methods and how it challenges water treatment. 
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custsvc@awwa.orgBasic Microbiology for Drinking Water Personnel, Second Edition, written by Dennis Hill, is now available from the AWWA bookstore. This concise guide provides clearly written descriptions of bacteria, viruses, protozoa, amoebae and algae that pose threats to human health. The book provides the scientific name of each, where in nature it is found, how the microbe is transmitted, what types of illness it can cause, lab detection methods and how it challenges water treatment. www.awwa.org custsvc@awwa.org
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 AWWA manual M14  AWWA books
AWWAs Manual 14, Recommended Practice for Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control, Third Edition, is the source for currently accepted practices for initiating and managing an effective cross-connection control program. It is designed as a professional guidance manual for those involved in detection and elimination of unprotected cross-connections, to establish uniform procedures and practices. Coverage includes backflow device selection and the latest techniques for inspection and maintenance. 
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custsvc@awwa.orgAWWAs Manual 14, Recommended Practice for Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control, Third Edition, is the source for currently accepted practices for initiating and managing an effective cross-connection control program. It is designed as a professional guidance manual for those involved in detection and elimination of unprotected cross-connections, to establish uniform procedures and practices. Coverage includes backflow device selection and the latest techniques for inspection and maintenance. www.awwa.org custsvc@awwa.org Waterborne Pathogens from the American Water Works Association provides basic information for water treatment operators about waterborne viral, bacterial and parasitic pathogens. The topics include assessing current levels of contaminants in source waters, containing these contaminants, optimizing treatment plant performance and maintaining water quality in the distribution system.
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custsvc@awwa.orgWaterborne Pathogens from the American Water Works Association provides basic information for water treatment operators about waterborne viral, bacterial and parasitic pathogens. The topics include assessing current levels of contaminants in source waters, containing these contaminants, optimizing treatment plant performance and maintaining water quality in the distribution system. www.awwa.org custsvc@awwa.org
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 2006 Bookstore Catalog  Water employee training DVD
The American Water Works Association has published its 2006 Bookstore Catalog, the nations largest collection of water and wastewater publications. With more than 500 books, pamphlets and multimedia in the catalog, from hard copies of revised AWWA Standards to general references, the catalog provides water treatment professionals and  municipalities with easy access to in-depth information. The catalog also features AWWAs complete line of consumer education products, including informational brochures, audio and video supplements and bill stuffers.The American Water Works Association has published its 2006 Bookstore Catalog, the nations largest collection of water and wastewater publications. With more than 500 books, pamphlets and multimedia in the catalog, from hard copies of revised AWWA Standards to general references, the catalog provides water treatment professionals and municipalities with easy access to in-depth information. The catalog also features AWWAs complete line of consumer education products, including informational brochures, audio and video supplements and bill stuffers. The American Water Works Association offers a new DVD for training water treatment professionals and system operators on potable water mains. Water Main Disinfection and Decholorination demonstrates approved disinfection processes as described in AWWA Standard C651-05. The DVD package includes information on protecting water pipes during storage, transport and at the job site, as well as proper procedures for removing excess chlorine from the water supply prior to putting the pipe into service. The training DVD includes a corresponding workbook and discounts are available when purchased in conjunction with other AWWA training products.The American Water Works Association offers a new DVD for training water treatment professionals and system operators on potable water mains. Water Main Disinfection and Decholorination demonstrates approved disinfection processes as described in AWWA Standard C651-05. The DVD package includes information on protecting water pipes during storage, transport and at the job site, as well as proper procedures for removing excess chlorine from the water supply prior to putting the pipe into service. The training DVD includes a corresponding workbook and discounts are available when purchased in conjunction with other AWWA training products.
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 New AWWA literature  New manuals from AWWA
The American Water Works Association offers a new report on ultraviolet disinfection. Integrating UV Disinfection Into Existing Water Treatment Plants was composed as part of a project in partnership with the U.S. EPA, to evaluate existing and potential pathogen barriers using a selected risk analysis approach and to determine decision steps for a utility to assess these issues. It includes a complete analysis of UV disinfection risks and implementation issues by determining when distribution of inadequately disinfected water may occur (e.g., during a power outage. The report is being online and in print through the AWWA Research Foundation.
Gain operational insight and technical expertise in the use of ozone in drinking water treatment with Ozone in Drinking Water Treatment, a new handbook from the American Water Works Association. The reference is intended to serve as a primary information source for the design, operation, maintenance and control of ozone technology and provides in-depth information from an operations perspective. Authored by Kerwin L. Rakness, it is available to AWWA members at a special discount.The American Water Works Association offers a new report on ultraviolet disinfection. Integrating UV Disinfection Into Existing Water Treatment Plants was composed as part of a project in partnership with the U.S. EPA, to evaluate existing and potential pathogen barriers using a selected risk analysis approach and to determine decision steps for a utility to assess these issues. It includes a complete analysis of UV disinfection risks and implementation issues by determining when distribution of inadequately disinfected water may occur (e.g., during a power outage. The report is being online and in print through the AWWA Research Foundation. Gain operational insight and technical expertise in the use of ozone in drinking water treatment with Ozone in Drinking Water Treatment, a new handbook from the American Water Works Association. The reference is intended to serve as a primary information source for the design, operation, maintenance and control of ozone technology and provides in-depth information from an operations perspective. Authored by Kerwin L. Rakness, it is available to AWWA members at a special discount. The American Water Works Association is offering two new publications for water treatment system operators. The AWWA Water Treatment Operator Handbook has been updated by Nicholas G. Pizzi to include additional basic treatment information, specialized treatment options and applications, an overview of testing and laboratory procedures, as well as good safety practices and record keeping requirements. The 251-page handbook is ideal for utility operators, utility supervisors, managers, trainers and educators.
The Association also offers Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Drinking Water: A Manual of Water Supply Practices. A new addition to the AWWA catalog, the manual provides detailed information developed, reviewed and approved by the AWWA Membrane Process Committee to explain all aspects of the drinking water treatment process. Combined with integrated process applications, case studies and  information from manufacturers of micro- and ultrafiltration systems about their companies, their products and their installed systems, the manual is a ideal for anyone considering or currently utilizing micro- or ultrafiltration membrane systems.
The American Water Works Association is offering two new publications for water treatment system operators. The AWWA Water Treatment Operator Handbook has been updated by Nicholas G. Pizzi to include additional basic treatment information, specialized treatment options and applications, an overview of testing and laboratory procedures, as well as good safety practices and record keeping requirements. The 251-page handbook is ideal for utility operators, utility supervisors, managers, trainers and educators. The Association also offers Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Drinking Water: A Manual of Water Supply Practices. A new addition to the AWWA catalog, the manual provides detailed information developed, reviewed and approved by the AWWA Membrane Process Committee to explain all aspects of the drinking water treatment process. Combined with integrated process applications, case studies and information from manufacturers of micro- and ultrafiltration systems about their companies, their products and their installed systems, the manual is a ideal for anyone considering or currently utilizing micro- or ultrafiltration membrane systems.
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 Organics literature  AWWA bookstore catalog
The American Water Works Association offers a new publication, Biodegradable Organic Matter in Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution. BOM is found in all surface waters and poses a serious problem when found in a potable water supply. It can lead to bacterial regrowth and reacts with chlorine and other disinfectants causing taste and odor complaints, as well as the potential for illness. The AWWA publication features nearly 300 pages of research, case studies and other useful information on the characteristics of BOM, measurement techniques, treatment options and how to maintain a BOM-free distribution system. The book is available to both AWWA members and nonmembers.The American Water Works Association offers a new publication, Biodegradable Organic Matter in Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution. BOM is found in all surface waters and poses a serious problem when found in a potable water supply. It can lead to bacterial regrowth and reacts with chlorine and other disinfectants causing taste and odor complaints, as well as the potential for illness. The AWWA publication features nearly 300 pages of research, case studies and other useful information on the characteristics of BOM, measurement techniques, treatment options and how to maintain a BOM-free distribution system. The book is available to both AWWA members and nonmembers. The 2005 Bookstore Catalog from the American Water Works Association is now available. Featuring more than 550 standards, technical books, manuals of practice, training videos and consumer education products, the catalog provides access to countless pages of resource material regarding any and all water treatment applications. The catalog, which can be obtained at www.awwa. org/bookstore, includes a special new products insert and offers discounted pricing on hundreds of items for AWWA members.The 2005 Bookstore Catalog from the American Water Works Association is now available. Featuring more than 550 standards, technical books, manuals of practice, training videos and consumer education products, the catalog provides access to countless pages of resource material regarding any and all water treatment applications. The catalog, which can be obtained at www.awwa. org/bookstore, includes a special new products insert and offers discounted pricing on hundreds of items for AWWA members.
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