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AWWA C651-05: Disinfecting Water Mains

AWWA C651-05: Disinfecting Water Mains

Presents essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains

Price: $101.95
Product Code: 43651
Year: 2005
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: AWWA


This standard presents essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains.

Topics covered include:

  • Forms of chlorine disinfection
  • A description of the disinfection procedure
  • Preventive and corrective measures during construction
  • Methods of chlorination
  • Final flushing
  • Bacteriological testing
  • Redisinfection
  • Final connections to existing mains
  • Disinfection procedures when cutting into or repairing existing mains
  • And special procedures for caulked tapping sleeves

Appendixes cover chlorine residual testing, chlorine dosages, and disposal of heavily chlorinated water.