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An Introduction to Water Supply, Treatment and Storage in Cold Regions

J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A., Fellow ASCE, Fellow AEI

Topics covered in this course include water supply, treatment and storage for facilities in Arctic and Subarctic regions. References in the professional literature must be consulted in concert with application of this material. The design, construction and maintenance of utility systems are all affected by the special environmental conditions found in the Arctic and Subarctic. These conditions include adverse temperatures, wind, and snow; high costs; remoteness of locations, limited availability of construction materials and labor; need for fuel additives, synthetic lubricants, oils and greases for construction equipment; thermal stresses; frost heaving and permafrost.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

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