Water Supply System Rehabilitation

by Thomas M. Walski, U.S. Army Corps of Engrs., Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-618-8 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-618-0 (ISBN-10), 1987, Soft Cover, Pg. 336
Prepared by the Task Committee on Water Supply Rehabilitation Systems of the Water Supply and Resources Management Committee of the Environmental Engineering Division of ASCE
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This report was prepared to assist practicing engineers meet the challenge of rehabilitating old drinking water systems, many of which have been in existence for over 100 years and are deteriorating for a variety of reasons. Water systems inventory is covered first. Problems associated with different types of facilities are discussed separately including rehabilitation and maintenance of wells, water supply dams and reservoirs, water pumping station rehabilitation, water treatment plant rehabilitation, water main breaks, distribution system testing and rehabilitation techdniques, piping system cleaning, and rehabilitation and maintenance of steel water storage tanks. Special sections are included on preventative maintenance and financing rehabilitation projects.

Subject Headings: Water treatment plants | Water supply systems | Water storage | Maintenance | Pumping stations | Rehabilitation | Pumping tests | Water tanks


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