Author: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publisher: Government Inst
Category: Technology & Engineering
This comprehensive technical guide to assessing and monitoring ground water contamination contains more than 165 charts, tables, and illustrations and highlights such issues as using models to manage ground water protection programs, restoring ground water, investigating ground water quality, sampling ground water, tracing contaminants in the subsurface, and monitoring well design and construction.
For the homebuilder, one mistake in estimating or installing wells and septic systems can cost thousands of dollars. This comprehensive guide filled with case studies can prevent that. Master plumber R. Dodge Woodson packs this reader-friendly guide with guidance and information, including details on new techniques and materials that can economize and expedite jobs and advice on how to avoid mistakes in both estimating and construction. Chapters cover virtually every aspect of wells and septic systems, including on-site evaluations; site limitations; bidding; soil studies, septic designs, and code-related issues; drilled and dug wells, gravel and pipe, chamber-type, and gravity septic systems; pump stations; common problems with well installation; and remedies for poor septic situations. Woodson also discusses ways to increase profits by avoiding cost overruns.
Covering plugging of holes to preserve fresh water supplies, this book also details the how tos for plugging and abandonment with information on everything from materials and locating abandoned wells to current state rules for oil and gas wells, as well as water wells.
Plan, select, design, specify, and test entire piping systems Facility Piping Systems Handbook, Second Edition, gives you a complete design guide and reference for all piping systems, including those in laboratories, and health care facilities. This new edition includes metric units throughout; updated codes and standards; and new material on flow level measurement, drinking water systems, septic systems, and hot water circulating systems. You’ll also find helpful material on pipe space requirements and fixture mounting heights. Complete with formulas, charts, and tables that increase your on-the-job efficiency, this all-in-one Handbook by Michael Frankel provides you with: Techniques for selecting appropriate piping, valves, pumps, tanks, and other equipment involved with piping systems Information on heat loss, insulation, freeze protection, water treatment and purification, and filtration and separation. All necessary system design criteria Examples of system design procedures using actual field conditions Listings of FDA, EPA, and OSHA requirements