This edition of “Math Solutions” revisits poundage calculations (see Part 1), with focus on waste streams, tank contents, and percent solution.
Depending on your required math solutions pertaining to pounds — for operational purposes or certification exam preparation — calculations and unit of expression require explicit formulas. Common formulas for today’s topic areas are shared below.
Waste Stream Poundage Calculations
Calculate lbs of pollutant in waste stream using PPM lab results and gallons:
Calculate gallons in waste stream using PPM lab results and lbs:
Calculate PPM lab results in waste stream using gallons and lbs:
Tank Volume Poundage Calculations
Calculate PPM lab results in tank using gallons and lbs:
Percent Solution Poundage Calculations
Calculate lbs of chemicals in tank for specific percent solution:
Calculate gallons of water in tank for specific percent solution:
This is the Poundage Calculations For Waste Stream, Tank Volume, And Percent (%) Solution presentation in my series of “Math Solutions.” If you have specific wastewater math queries, please submit a question.
About Dan Theobald:
Known in the industry as “Wastewater Dan,” Daniel L. Theobald, proprietor of Environmental Services (www.esdlt.com), is a professional wastewater and safety consultant/trainer. He has more than 24 years of hands-on industry experience operating many variants of wastewater treatment processing units and is eager to share with others his knowledge about water conservation.
Theobald serves as an active consultant for industries looking to achieve and maintain improved wastewater treatment at reduced cost. He is a Lifetime Member of the Who’s Who Registry of Professionals and holds numerous certifications from wastewater management regulatory boards and professional organizations. Theobald contributed one chapter to the Water Environment Federation’s (www.wef.org) Manual of Practice # 37 (MOP-37), a technical manual resource guide for biological nutrient removal, published in 2013.