Problems in Water Distribution: Solved, Explained and Applied, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Problems in Water Distribution

Solved, Explained and Applied, 1st Edition

By Y. Koby Cohen

CRC Press

264 pages | 95 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781587160950
pub: 2002-04-29
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Water distribution and treatment operators, supervisors, and managers are required to pass certification exams. The most useful way to prepare for these exams is by solving calculations and knowledge problems and by completing practice exams. Solving a problem and immediately finding out the correct answer helps to determine if you worked out the problem correctly and understand the solution steps. In this book you will find numerous mathematical and knowledge problems' discussions and explanations, including detailed steps for solving water distribution and treatment related problems, hints and examples of how the problems are applied in the field, plenty of multiple-choice problems with detailed solutions, and multiple choice practice exams. With over 300 problems, there are ample opportunities to practice a variety of water distribution and treatment related mathematical and knowledge problems.

Overall, this book presents the fundamentals of what a water distribution and treatment operator, supervisor, or manager needs to know, and serves as a foundation upon which more knowledge can be built. Initially, the primary purpose of this book was to be a study guide for the Water Distribution or Treatment certification exam. However, it has evolved to be a more comprehensive book that can also be used as a supplement textbook for college exam preparation courses, as a self-study guide and "last minute" practice material, or as a quick reference for common water distribution and treatment problems that operators encounter on a day-to-day basis.

Table of Contents

Basic Math for the Distribution System Operator

Advanced Math for the Distribution System Operators

Unit Conversion Problems

Practice Exam

Distribution Math Problems - Part 1

Practice Exam

Distribution Math Problems - Part 2

Practice Exam

Distribution Knowledge Problems

Practice Exam

Water Quality Knowledge Problems

Practice Exam

Federal Regulations

Practice Exam

Safety Knowledge Problems

Practice Exam

Operation and Maintenance Problems

Practice Exam



Length Conversions



Water Industry Organizations

State Drinking Water Programs

Common Chemicals Used for Water Treatment


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply