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A Drop of Knowledge: The Non-operator's Guide to Drinking Water Systems

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Explains in simple, everyday language the technical aspects of drinking water utilities from source to tap. Describes the various components and operations involved in small drinking water systems, including source, treatment and system of distribution to the customer’s home. This guide and its companion on wastewater treatment are the perfect orientation and background guides for new small utility board members and small community decision makers.

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Format: 
Printed guide
Source: 
RCAP
Audience: 
Board/council member
Financial manager/accountant/bookkeeper
Customers/public