The system of underground pipes and maintenance structures that convey wastewater has brought dramatic improvements to public health. Most sewers carry wastes from households and commercial establishments and are referred to as sanitary sewers. U.S. EPA estimates the U.S. has about 805,000 km (500,000 miles) of publicly-owned sanitary sewers with a similar expanse of privately-owned sewer systems.
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This publication identifies technologies to further your transition into more preventive and even predictive operations & maintenance (O&M) activities.
The 2nd edition of this study book provides thorough coverage of the main topics every certified wastewater collection operator needs, including support systems, operation and maintenance, supervision and management, safety procedures, design and construction, electrical pumps and motors, and mathematics.
This 3rd edition is intended for design professionals, it addresses design of stations of all sizes and highlights the differences between wastewater and stormwater stations.
Comprised of experts in collection systems practices, the CSC is the resource for many of WEF’s collection systems activities and offerings. CSC covers collection system design, management, operation, and maintenance.
The community meets thrice annually at WEFTEC in September, the Midyear Meeting in January, and at the annual Collection Systems Conference. CSC also has numerous active and ongoing projects throughout the year.Join the CSC
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