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Water Treatment and Plant Operation Processes II

The basic objective in the operation of drinking water treatment plants is to produce a drinking water that is safe and aesthetically pleasing at a reasonable cost with respect to capital as well as operation and maintenance. From a public health perspective, production of a safe drinking water is one that is free of harmful microorganisms and toxic materials, and this object is the first priority. It is also important to produce a high-quality, water that appeals to the consumer. Generally, the water must be clear, free of turbidity, colorless, and free of objectionable tastes and odors. Consumers also show a preference for water supplies that do not stain plumbing fixtures and clothes, do not corrode plumbing fixtures and piping, and do not leave scale deposits or spot glassware. Consumer... Show More


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