Water Treatment Plant Design

Water Treatment Plant Design

The classic reference on water treatment plant design and modernization is now completely updated to reflect the 21st century regulatory environment and post 9/11 security concernsThe industry standard reference for water treatment plant design and modernization has been updated to include hot topics such as security and design, vulnerability assessments, and planning against vandalism and sabotage, as well as the latest information on codes, regulations, and water quality standards.

REFER TO THE BEST NEW PLANNING, DESIGN, AND CONSTRUCTION METHODS FOR TODAY'S WATER TREATMENT FACILITIESThis classic reference -- the bible of the field since 1939 -- has been completely updated for this new Fourth Edition, with typically unsurpassed coverage of water treatment plant design topics. Let a team of water treatment plant design experts -- more than 40 international authorities -- give you comprehensive guidance on modernizing existing water treatment facilities and planning new ones -- from initial plans and permits through design, construction, and start-up.

In addition, you'll learn about the latest U.S. EPA regulations and about flexible design that can meet anticipated requirements, and find a wealth of information on instrumentation and control and structural, electrical, and design reliability developments -- plus updates on water treatment methods such as aeration, coagulation, flocculation, clarification, filtration, oxidation, and disinfection.

This outstanding reference gives you state-of-the-art coverage of:

  • Environmental impact and project permitting
  • Site selection
  • Master planning and treatment process selection
  • Ion exchange
  • Membrane processes
  • Hydraulics
  • Architecture
  • Pilot plant design
  • Construction costs
  • Operations and maintenance
  • And more!


  • UV technology
  • Antisabotage and vandalism measures
  • Codes, regulations, and standards

About the Author

The American Water Works Association (AWWA), located in Denver, Colorado, is a 56,000-member organization devoted to assessing, promoting, and recognizing high-quality standards. The Association is the primary source of information for local, state, national, and international standards.The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is America's oldest national engineering association.


Water Treatment Plant Design, 4th Edition
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