Drinking water standards, regulations, and goals / J. Alan Roberson and Eric G. Burneson -- Health and aesthetic aspects of drinking water / Gloria B. Post, Thomas B. Atherholt, and Perry D. Cohn -- Chemical principles, source water composition, and watershed protection / James K. Edzwalk and John E. Tobiason -- Hydraulic characteristics of water treatment reactors and their effects on treatment efficiency / Desmond F. Lawler -- Overview of water treatment processes / Doug Elder and George C. Budd -- Gas-liquid processes : principles and applications / David W. Hand, David R. Hokanson, and John C. Crittenden -- Chemical oxidation / Philip C. Singer and David A. Reckhow -- Coagulation and flocculation / Raymond D. Letterman and Sotira Yiacoumi -- Sedimentation and flotation / Ross Gregory and James K. Edzwalk -- Granular media filtration / John E. Tobiason [and others] -- Membranes / Steven J. Duranceau and James S. Taylor -- Ion exchange and adsorption of inorganic contaminants / Dennis Clifford, Thomas J. Sorg, and Ganesh L. Ghurye -- Precipitation, coprecipitation, and precipitative softening / Stephen J. Randtke -- Adsorption of organic compounds by activated carbon / R. Scott Summers, Detlef R.U. Knappe, and Vernon L. Snoeyink -- Natural treatment systems / Saroj K. Sharma and Gary Amy -- Water reuse for drinking water augmentation / Jèorg E. Drewes and Stuart J. Khan -- Chemical disinfection / Charles N. Haas -- Ultraviolet light processes / Karl G. Linden and Erik J. Rosenfeldt -- Formation and control of disinfection by-products / David A. Reckhow and Philip C. Singer -- Internal corrosion and deposition control / Michael R. Schock and Darren A. Lytle -- Microbiological quality control in distribution systems / Mark W. LeChavallier [and others] -- Water treatment plant residuals management / David A. Cornwell and Damon K. Roth -- Appendix A. Chemical elements -- Appendix B. Useful constants -- Appendix C. Conversion factors -- Appendix D. Properties of water and gases. Comprehensive, current, and written by leading experts, Water Quality & Treatment: A Handbook on Drinking Water, Sixth Edition covers state-of-the-art technologies and methods for water treatment and quality control. Significant revisions and new material in this edition reflect the latest advances and critical topics in water supply and treatment. Presented by the American Water Works Association, this is the leading source of authoritative information on drinking water quality and treatment ... -- Product Description.