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The drinking water handbook

Author: Frank R Spellman; Joanne Drinan
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"An industry-wide best-seller hailed on its first publication as a masterly account written in an engaging, highly readable style, The Drinking Water Handbook, 2nd ed., continues where the first edition began; that is, stressing that notwithstanding our absolute need to breathe untainted air, nothing is more important to us than the quality of the water we drink, though of course, we need clean water for other uses  Read more...
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Drinking water handbook
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank R Spellman; Joanne Drinan
ISBN: 9781439866924 1439866929
OCLC Number: 941308583
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 364 p.) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. All about water : basic concepts --
3. Drinking water regulations --
4. Drinking water supplies --
5. Drinking water conveyance and distribution --
6. Microbiological drinking water parameters --
7. Physical drinking water parameters --
8. Chemical drinking water parameters --
9. Water pollution --
10. Drinking water monitoring --
11. Water treatment --
12. Upgrading security.
Responsibility: Frank R. Spellman, Joanne E. Drinan.

Abstract:

"An industry-wide best-seller hailed on its first publication as a masterly account written in an engaging, highly readable style, The Drinking Water Handbook, 2nd ed., continues where the first edition began; that is, stressing that notwithstanding our absolute need to breathe untainted air, nothing is more important to us than the quality of the water we drink, though of course, we need clean water for other uses as well. Written with the practitioner, novice and the sophisticated consumer in mind, this new edition of The Drinking Water Handbook has been thoroughly revised and updated, including a comprehensive discussion of security requirements for waterworks and ancillary processes."--

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