AWWA-20575 Filter Troubleshooting and Design Handbook


Troubleshooting granular filters can take hours and frustrate even the most experienced water operators. Find and solve filter problems fast with this handbook

Authored by a filter designer and consultant who holds several patents in filtration, Filter Troubleshooting and Design Handbook has all the information needed to troubleshoot granular media filters, understand how they work, and maintain optimum filter performance.

Table of Contents:

1.   Introduction
2.   Driving Head
3.   Plenum/Flume Hydraulics
4.   Filter Support Gravel
5.   Filter Media
6.   Underdrain
7.   Optimizing Backwash
8.   Filter Controls
9.   Gravity Filter Troubleshooting Procedures
10. Pressure Filters
11. Filter Maintenance
12. Summary

Appendix: Water Treatment Chemistry and Jar Testing Procedures
Appendix: Troubleshooting Checklists
Appendix: Historical Records

ISBN: 9781583219232

Author: Richard P. Beverly

Publisher: American Water Works Association (AWWA)

Publication date: 2012

AWWA catalog no: 20575-PE


Number of pages: 337