Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance, Chapter 4, Water Quality Considerations in Distribution Systems

Following completion of Chapter 4, students should be able to:

  1. Identify types of contaminants that could get into water distribution systems.
  2. Identify and correct sources of contaminants in distribution systems.
  3. Identify and correct causes of water quality degradation in distribution systems.

The main purpose of this chapter is to inform operators of the types of contaminants that could get into water distribution systems, how they enter the system, and the causes of water quality degradation.

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