Manual of Small Public Water Supply Systems presents current concepts and practices affecting water treatment, financing, management, community involvement in water supply, institutional support, and development of human resources for improved operations and management of water supplies. Information on ground water, surface water, and SDWA requirements is also provided. In short, everything you need to run your small water treatment facility can be found in this book. Material is presented in a thorough, easy-to-read format and a complete bibiliography is included. Fully illustrated, Manual of Small Public Water Supply Systems will soon be dog-eared with use.

1. Introduction 2. Overview of Small Public Water Systems 3. SDWA Requirements 4. General Requirements 5. Institutional Concerns 6. Operations Part I- Selection and Management of a Water Source 7. Introduction 8. Rights to the Use of Water 9. Sources of Water Supply 10. Quality of Water 11. Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) 12. Water Testing and Labs 13. Contaminant Sources 14. Quantity of Water 15. Water Conservation 16. Fire Protection 17. Sanitary Survey Part II - Ground Water 18. Rock Formations 19. Ground Water Basins 20. Sanitary Quality 21. Chemical and Physical Quality 22. Distance to Sources of Contamination 23. Evaluating Contamination Threats 24. Development of Ground Water 25. Construction of Wells 26. Sanitary Construction of Wells 27. Abandonment of Wells 28. Reconstruction of Existing Dug Wells 29. Special Considerations in Constructing Artesian Wells 30. Springs and Infiltration Galleries Part Ill - Surface Water for Rural Use 31. Introduction 32. Sources of Surface Water 33. Development of Springs 34. Infiltration Galleries Part IV - Water Treatment 35. Need and Purpose 36. Water Treatment 37. Disinfection 38. Disinfection with Ultraviolet Light 39. Disinfection with Ozone 40. Membrane Technologies 41. Aeration 42. Other Treatment 43. Package Plants 44. Household Water Treatment 45. Treatment Waste Disposal Part V - Pumping Distribution and Storage 46. Types of Well Pumps 47. Selection of Pumping Equipment 48. Sanitary Protection of Pumping Facilities 49. Installation of Pumping Equipment 50. Alternate Energy Sources and Pumps 51. Pumphousing and Appurtenances 52. Cross-Connections 53. Pipe and Fittings 54. Pipe Capacity and Head Loss 55. Protection of Distribution Systems 56. Disinfection of Distribution System 57. Determination of Storage Volume 58. Protection of Storage Facilities Part VI- Information, Assistance and Community Support 59. Introduction 60. Information Resources 61. Community Involvement 62. Technical Assistance and Training 63. Financial Assistance 64. Water Rates 65. Personal Computers 66. Institutional Alternatives