Potable Water Source

Authored by: Frank R. Spellman

Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations

Print publication date:  June  2020
Online publication date:  May  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367481681
eBook ISBN: 9781003038351
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Because of huge volume and flow conditions, the quality of natural water cannot be modified significantly within the body of water. Accordingly, humans must augment Nature’s natural processes with physical, chemical, and biological treatment procedures. Essentially, this quality control approach is directed to the water withdrawn, which is treated, from a source for a specific use.

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