AWWA-1957 2010 WSO: Water Transmission and Distribution, Fourth Edition

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AWWA WSO: Water Transmission and Distribution, Fourth Editiondescribes the equipment, structures, operation, and maintenance of city water transmission and distribution systems. Part 3 of the 5-part Principles and Practices of Water Supply Operations (WSO), this text is designed to teach students the basic equipment, structures, operation, and maintenance of city water transmission and distribution systems. 


Piping system design and installation, valves, water tanks, and other major components are covered. Additional topics include pipe tapping, cross-connection and backflow prevention, and fundamentals of information management. A special section discusses utility public relations and the role of the distribution system operator.

The Fourth Edition includes two new chapters: "Hydraulics of Water Distributions Systems" and "System Security and Emergency Response," and coverage of pumping stations has been expanded. Includes a comprehensive glossary, appendices, index, and supplemental reading lists.

Table of Contents
Water Distribution System Components

1. Introduction to Water Distribution Systems
2. Pipe Systems and Piping
3. Water Storage
4. Pumping Stations and Pumps 
5. Hydraulics of Water Distribution Systems

Water Distribution System Sub-Components
6. Valves
7. Fire Hydrants
8. Motors and Engines
9. Instrumentation and Control
10. Water Meters
11. Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control

Construction, Operation, and Maintenance
12. Water Main Installation
13. Backfilling, Main Testing, and Installation Safety
14. Systems Operation
15. Water Services

Management, Security, and Public Relations
16. Information Management
17. System Security and Emergency Response
18. Public Relations

ISBN: 9781583217818
Author: Larry Mays, Editor
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 2010
AWWA catalog no: 1957
Media Type: Hardback
Number of pages: 553