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


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

Logsdon, Gary S.

American Water Works Assn.


295 pages




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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