Updated from the 2003 edition, this book teaches principles and practices of potable water treatment processes. The book covers all topics of drinking water treatment: source water quality, conventional treatment processes and chemicals, membrane treatment, finished water quality, and drinking water regulations. There is a totally new chaper on water treatment residuals and expanded emphasis on membranes and recycle issues. Updated chapters discuss specific treatment processes in detail. The text also examines common operating problems and suggests solutions to ensure water quality. Heavily illustrated. A companion student workbook is also available (9781583217948).