Drinking Water Disinfection [Case Studies White Paper]

  1. Ohio Water Plant Finds Effective Alternative To Chlorine Gas
    5/14/2013

    For many years, Huber Heights, OH, searched for an effective and affordable way to eliminate gaseous chlorine (Cl2) use at its 4.46 MGD Needmore Road Water Treatment Plant. An innovative dry calcium hypochlorite makeup and delivery system now provides a safer disinfection method for operators and the community.

  2. Hassle-Free Chlorination For Large Municipalities
    1/12/2016

    For Robert Stout, general manager of Mid-Arkansas Utilities (MAU), the primary water provider for a three-county rural area spanning 2,220 square miles, the reason to switch to a dry calcium hypochlorite feeding system was simple, “using chlorine gas was not only dangerous for us, it was a big hassle and time-consuming.”

  3. City Improves Reliability For Chlorine Residual Compliance, And Cuts Chemical Costs, Through Replacement Of Pump With Special Vacuum Feeder For Bleach, LAS, And Polyphosphate
    6/23/2015

    The public works director responsible for a southwestern U.S. city’s drinking water supply reports multiple benefits from replacement of a problematic peristaltic pump system with a special liquid vacuum feeder system for bleach, liquid ammonium sulfate (LAS), and polyphosphate feeds at one of its well sites.

  4. Rural Water Corporation Solves Chloramine Residual Issue
    8/15/2016

    Bluebonnet Rural Water Corporation (BRWC), a subsidiary of Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, serves approximately 1,094 water meters in northeast Washington County, TX, but had a water storage problem not unfamiliar to even the largest water utilities in Texas.

  5. San Jose Water Company Solves Chloramine Residual Problem With The Process Solutions, Inc. Monoclor® RCS Chloramine Management System
    7/10/2018

    A San Jose Water Quality Engineer said, "I wasn’t convinced that PSI’s Monoclor chloramine dosing system would solve our problems after several failed attempts to improve residual, but with PSI offering a trial including installation, operation, and troubleshooting for three months, San Jose Water decided to invest the necessary resources to pilot this system.

  6. Systems Work In Series To Increase Filter Run Times, Reduce Water Use, And Improve Finished Water Quality
    3/25/2015

    The city of Florence, Colorado Water Treatment Plant (WTP), located 75 miles south of Denver, uses blended surface water taken from the city’s southernmost water reservoir.

  7. Bulk Hypochlorite Disinfection System Replaced With On-Site Hypochlorite Generation System Saving About $160,000 Per Year In Materials
    7/18/2018

    Originally built to treat 10 million gallons per day (MGD), the Quail Creek Water Treatment Plant in Washington County, Utah, now has an operational capacity of 60 MGD and a design capacity of 80 MGD.

  8. Expansion And Upgrade Of WWTP Ozone Disinfection System Reduces Energy Cost By 69%
    9/10/2018

    The financial cost to maintain their ozone equipment, and increasing scarcity of replacement parts for their ozone generator, motivated a utility in Springfield, MO, to upgrade their ozone system. Read the full case study to learn how the plant assessed the energy cost of a sidestream ozone injection system compared to that of a turbine mixing design and showed that the Mazzei retrofit design reduced the energy cost of ozone contacting by an average of 69.2% under all plant flow conditions.

  9. Degas Separator Selected For Wichita Aquifer Storage And Recovery Project
    4/26/2017

    In the 1990s, the City of Wichita, KS, developed a water supply plan that included creating a sustainable water supply through the year 2050. The key component of the plan is recharging the large aquifer that lies under the region with 100 MGD of water from the Little Arkansas River.

  10. Monoclor Chloramine Residual Management System Manages Residual For Problematic 5.5 Million Gallon Tank
    7/10/2018

    Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) serves about 142,000 customers in Riverside County, CA. The EMWD service area is one of the largest for any water district in arid southern California. On the drinking water side, EMWD manages two water treatment plants and over 15 reservoirs. With 70% of the district’s water coming from the Metropolitan Water District with chloramine disinfection, EMWD has become reliant on chloramine disinfection to manage long transmission lines and longer detention times.