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Author O'Connor, John T., 1933 February 11-

Title Water treatment plant performance evaluations and operations / John T. O'Connor and Tom O'Connor, Rick Twait
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 236 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents WATER TREATMENT PLANT PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS AND OPERATIONS; CONTENTS; Preface; 1 Microscopic Particle Analysis; 2 Plant Process Evaluations; 3 Lime Softening; 4 Acidification Protocol; 5 Filter Operations; 6 Grit Removal; 7 Lime Softener Performance Enhancements; 8 Lime Softener Operational Enhancements; 9 Granular Activated Carbon; 10 Plant Operations Manual; 11 Taste-and-Odor Control; 12 GAC Adsorption and Microbial Degradation; Appendix A: Procedures for Total Bacterial Cell Count by Epifluorescence Microscopy
Summary Water treatment is a growing field in North America, with seventy US states and localities and ten Canadian provinces requiring certification for water treatment plant operators. This book provides a step-by-step look at the most current water treatment technologies, balancing academic theory and professional practice. A compilation of studies conducted over the past decade at the Bloomington, Illinois Water Treatment Plant, it presents studies that are useful as templates for comparable long-term studies at other water utilities. This is an unparalleled gathering of techniques, processes, and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Water quality -- Measurement.
Water treatment plants -- Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Connor, Tom (Tom L.), 1966-
Twait, Rick.
LC no. 2008032179
ISBN 0470431466 (electronic bk.)
9780470431467 (electronic bk.)