Water Transmission and Distribution

Water Transmission and Distribution

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The last of the 5 texts within the Water Supply Operations Training Series (WSO) to be updated, this introductory text provides the basics behind the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of water transmission and distribution systems . It examines individual system components; explains proper tapping procedures for adding connections; covers cross-connection and backflow prevention; and includes the fundamentals of information management. A special section discusses utility public relations and the role of the distribution system operator. Includes comprehensive glossary, several appendixes, an index, and supplemental reading lists. Replaces 1995 ISBN: 0-89867-821-8.Over time, meter efficiency decreases and meters fail to start operating under low flow. ... To avoid a loss of revenue for the utility, meters must either be field tested or brought in periodically for testing and repair. ... Considerations for determining the testing interval are discussed in AWWA Manual M6, Water Meters a€” Selection, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance. ... Running a number of different rates of flow over the operating range of the meter to determine overall meter efficiency.

Title:Water Transmission and Distribution
Author:American Water Works Association
Publisher:American Water Works Association - 2003


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