Water Filtration Practices

Water Filtration Practices

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This book provides a tool-kit of practical resources on techniques and procedures for maintenance and operation of water filtration plants. Written for experienced water treatment plant staff, the book covers granular media filters providing information on current conditions and performance, how to identify deficiencies and optimize the operation, whether with rapid gravity filtration or pressure filtration processes, plus information on slow sand filters and precoat filtration. The book is a condensed and updated version of Logsdon's 2002 book Filter Maintenance and Operations Guide Manual (ISBN: 1-58321-234-5).Generally, mixing is not applied to clarified water, but if filter aid is dosed ahead of bends in pipes or channels, some hydraulic mixing could aid in ... Having records of pump performance is also helpful when making decisions about pump repair or replacement. ... Keeping spare parts on hand is advisable, especially those parts that are known to be subject to wear and thus needing periodic replacement.

Title:Water Filtration Practices
Author:Gary S. Logsdon
Publisher:Amer Water Works Assn - 2008


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