Quality Assessment of Water and Wastewater describes methods for ascertaining the quality and contamination levels of waters from a range of sources like ground, surface, potable water supplies, marine, beaches, swimming pools and other recreational facilities, and domestic and industrial wastewater. It includes important derivatives used in the preparation of standard solutions, data analysis, interpretation, and units of expressions of the results. It also discusses all major pollutants - their origins and impact on the environment and health - with the basic chemistry of their analysis and complete methodology explained systematically. Features : Provides essential background in unfamiliar areas for personnel entering the field of water and wastewater management. Includes common procedures used in water and wastewater testing laboratories, and recommended standard methods for the examination of water and wastewater. Describes the standards established by international and governmental agencies, and their permissible limits for different types of water.