Water supply engineering
Linden, Karl G. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Corbitt, Robert A. Metcalf & Eddy, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia.
Last reviewed:April 2019
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- Sources of water supply
- Surface water
- Wastewater reuse
- Water desalination
- Transmission and distribution
- Transmission mains
- Distribution system
- Pumping stations
- Water Treatment
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
A branch of engineering concerned with the development of sources of supply, transmission, distribution, and treatment of water. The term is used most frequently for municipal water works, but applies also to water systems for industry, irrigation, wastewater reuse, and other purposes (Fig. 1).
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