Corrosion Prevention and Control in Water Treatment and Supply Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815510314, 9780815516668

Corrosion Prevention and Control in Water Treatment and Supply Systems

1st Edition

Authors: J.E. Singley
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815510314
eBook ISBN: 9780815516668
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1985
Page Count: 325

Institutional Access


A guide to preventing and monitoring corrosion within municipal water systems. Includes case histories and reviews of monitoring, detection, prevention, and control techniques.


Municipal drinking water facilities.

Table of Contents

Part I û Guidance Manual for Corrosion Control Acknowledgements Acronyms Frequently Used Units and Other Terms

  1. Purpose
  2. Introduction
  3. Definition of Corrosion and Basic Theory Definition Basic Theory Characteristics of Water that Affect Corrosivity Biological Characteristics
  4. Materials Used in Distribution Systems
  5. Recognizing The Types of Corrosion
  6. Corrosion Monitoring and Treatment Indirect Methods Direct Methods
  7. Corrosion Control Proper Selection of System Materials and Adequate System Design Modification of Water Quality Use of Inhibitors Cathodic Protection Linings, Coatings and Paints Regulatory Concerns in the Selection of Products Used for Corrosion Control
  8. Case Histories Pinellas County Water System Mandarin Utilities Middlesex Water Company Small Hospital System Boston Metropolitan Area Water System Galvanized Pipe and the Effects of Copper Greenwood, South Carolina
  9. Costs of Corrosion Control Monitoring Costs Control Costs Glossary Additional Source Materials

Part II û Review of Monitoring, Detection, Prevention and Control Techniques

  1. Introduction Background Objectives
  2. Corrosion and Water Chemistry Background General Aspects of Corrosion and Leaching in Potable Water Types of Corrosion Corrosion Indices General Corrosion Bibliography Corrosion Indices Bibliography
  3. Ma


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J.E. Singley