Revised, updated and expanded Basic Water Treatment remains an essential reference on all aspects of water quality and treatment systems. A best seelling text, this book has been written by two of the worlds leading experts in the field and remains the definitive reference for all those involved in water treatment systems. This widely-accepted introduction and practical guide to water treatment focuses on the issues of most interest to practising engineers, summarising the key issues and criteria in short and accessible sections with additional theory to explain and support the treatment processes considered. The book also presents up-to-date information on UK, European and American water-quality standards, including the 2007 amendments to the English and Welsh drinking water regulations. Expanding further on topics such as membrane processes and water demands, the fourth edition includes a new section on water re-use, and two new chapters on water safety plans and private water supplies. Basic Water Treatment is an essential resource for water engineers at all levels. Ideal as a textbook for students, a handbook for young engineers or chemists, and an indispensable guide full of practical information for the established practitioner.
Editorial ReviewsThough written by specialists in the UK, and making reference to EU standards, this guide is a useful reference for students and water treatment engineers regardless of location for its comprehensive guide to procedures. New additions to the third edition include carbon adsorption and membrane processes, expanded coverage of disinfectants to include alternative disinfectants, advanced water treatment processes such as ozonization and GAC filtration, and updated sections on coagulation, clarification and filtration. A comparison of EU, US and WHO water quality standards is included. Distributed in the US by Springer Verlag. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Chris Binnie Martin Kimber
Royal Society of Chemistry