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Water filtration practices; including slow sand filters and precoat filtration.

9781583215951

Water filtration practices; including slow sand filters and precoat filtration.

Logsdon, Gary S.

American Water Works Assn.

2008

295 pages

$134.00

Paperback

TD441

Logsdon (formerly with the US Public Health Service and the Environmental Protection Agency) presents this handbook appropriate for experienced water-works professionals (but not necessarily specialists) covering principles of pretreatment and granular media filtration of municipal water, with additional chapters on slow sand precoat filtration. Specific topics include: management and monitoring of chemical coagulation and lime softening; chemical feed and mixing, flocculation, and clarification; water treatment under difficult raw water conditions; backwashing filters; monitoring filter performance; and quality control for the laboratory and treatment plant.

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