For sophomore/junior-level civil technology or civil engineering courses in Sanitary or Environmental Engineering/Technology, Water Supply and Sanitation, and Water Quality Control. Also appropriate for two-year college courses in Engineering Technology and Environmental Studies. A proven text in the field of water and wastewater engineering and technology, this primer provides the fundamental principles and management practices in water processing, water distribution, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, sludge processing, and water reuse. All major systems and operations are covered concisely yet comprehensively. Introductory chapters provide a review of pertinent aspects of chemistry, biology, hydraulics and hydrology, and water quality.