EN8491 WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING Notes

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UNIT I SOURCES OF WATER

Public water supply system
Planning, Objectives, Design period, Population forecasting;
Water demand
Sources of water and their characteristics,
Surface and Groundwater
Impounding Reservoir
Development and selection of source
Source Water quality
Characterization
Significance
Drinking Water quality standards.

UNIT II CONVEYANCE FROM THE SOURCE

Water supply
intake structures
Functions; Pipes and conduits for water
Pipe materials
Hydraulics of flow in pipes
Transmission main design
Laying, jointing and testing of pipes
Appurtenances
Types and capacity of pumps
Selection of pumps and pipe materials.

UNIT III WATER TREATMENT

Objectives
Unit operations and processes
Principles, functions, and design of water treatment plant units, aerators of flash mixers, Coagulation and flocculation
Clarifloccuator-Plate and tube settlers
Pulsator clarifier
sand filters
Disinfection
Residue Management
Construction, Operation and Maintenance aspects.

UNIT IV ADVANCED WATER TREATMENT

Water softening
Desalination
R.O. Plant
Demineralization
Adsorption
Ion exchange
Membrane Systems
RO Reject Management
Iron and Manganese removal
Defluoridation
Construction and Operation & Maintenance aspects
Recent advances
MBR process

UNIT V WATER DISTRIBUTION AND SUPPLY

Requirements of water distribution
Components
Selection of pipe material
Service reservoirs
Functions
Network design
Economics
Analysis of distribution networks
Computer applications
Appurtenances
Leak detection.
Principles of design of water supply in buildings
House service connection
Fixtures and fittings, systems of plumbing and types of plumbing.

OUTCOMES

The students completing the course will have

  • an insight into the structure of drinking water supply systems, including water transport,
    treatment and distribution
  • the knowledge in various unit operations and processes in water treatment
  • an ability to design the various functional units in water treatment
  • an understanding of water quality criteria and standards, and their relation to public
    health
  • the ability to design and evaluate water supply project alternatives on basis of chosen
    criteria.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Garg, S.K. Environmental Engineering, Vol.I Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2010.
  2. Modi, P.N., Water Supply Engineering, Vol.I Standard Book House, New Delhi, 2010.
  3. Punmia, B.C.,Ashok Jain and Arun Jain, Water Supply Engineering, Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2014.

REFERENCES

  1. Manual on Water Supply and Treatment, CPHEEO, Ministry of Urban Development,
    Government of India, New Delhi, 1999.
  2. Syed R. Qasim and Edward M. Motley Guang Zhu, Water Works Engineering Planning,
    Design and Operation, Prentice Hall of India Learning Private Limited, New Delhi, 2009.