Cost estimating manual available for water treatment facilities

Research and Markets has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "Cost Estimating Manual for Water Treatment Facilities" to their offering.

DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 21, 2008 -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "Cost Estimating Manual for Water Treatment Facilities" to their offering.

Tested-and-proven techniques for quick, accurate estimates. Here is the first manual that guides engineers, planners, and contractors through the process of estimating the cost of building water treatment facilities. Based on more than eighty years of the two authors' collective experience, the Cost Estimating Manual for Water Treatment Facilities not only enables you to arrive at a dependable estimate, it shows you how to do it quickly with a minimum of information and supporting data.

In order to ensure reliability, the authors have compiled and analyzed the results from their own construction cost estimates for more than 500 projects as well as the results from many other engineers and contractors. The manual identifies forty-three treatment processes, nine types of water treatment plants, plus five additional types of advanced water treatment plants. The authors then demonstrate how to calculate costs for each element, accounting for needed mark-ups and allowances in order to arrive at the total plant construction cost.

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