For sophomore/junior-level civil technology or civil engineering courses in Sanitary or Environmental Engineering/Technology, Water Supply and Sanitation, and Water Quality Control. Also appropriate for two-year college courses in Engineering Technology and Environmental Studies.A proven text in the field of water and wastewater engineering and technology, this primer provides the fundamental principles and management practices in water processing, water distribution, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, sludge processing, and water reuse. All major systems and operations are covered concisely yet comprehensively. Introductory chapters provide a review of pertinent aspects of chemistry, biology, hydraulics and hydrology, and water quality.Fully adapted to use SI units throughout New problems in the introductory chapters and the final chapters. - Enables students to further test their mastery of the material. Updated subject matter and illustrations. - Incorporates for students new concepts and issues related to the water environment. Discussion of current water and wastewater engineering and technology from fundamentals and theory to practice. - Provides students with the most up-to-date discussion of topics commonly taught in undergraduate civil, environmental, and sanitary engineering and technology. Practical reviews of chemistry, biology, hydraulics, and hydrology. - Supplies students with the necessary background essential for the understanding of subsequent chapters on water supply and pollution waste water disposal. Numerous homework problems, example problems, and sample calculations. - Assists students in the application and illustration of concepts presented in the text. High-quality illustrations. - Increases students' understanding of the topics presented. Careful integration of subject matter in each area. - Allows students to clearly understand the interrelationships between individual unit operations and the integration of systems as a whole.