Drinking Water Disinfection [Case Studies White Paper]

  1. Pilot Test For Manganese Removal Using Manganese Greensand
    10/11/2018

    Loprest has been designing and fabricating manganese removal systems using manganese greensand for over forty years. Drawing on that experience; filtration rates, run times, backwash procedures, chemical dosage rates, etc. are all established by theoretical calculations and history. Therefore, Loprest’s goal in this pilot study was to conduct uninterrupted operation per bid testing procedures and document the results.

  2. A Rosemount Chlorine Analyzer Proves Just The Job For Seawater Duty At Dow's Terneuzen Site
    4/19/2010

    The Dow Benelux site in Terneuzen, the Netherlands, uses seawater for process cooling. Environmental regulations require careful control of the concentration of chlorine added to control microbial fouling. The existing chlorine measurement system had become outdated, so after stringent tests Dow decided to replace it with a Rosemount Model TCL analyzer from Emerson Process Management.

  3. Color Reduction From RO Concentrate
    3/3/2015

    The City of Palm Coast, FL was experiencing elevated color in the concentrate stream being directed to the lime softening facility to recover as drinking water. In an effort to meet secondary color standards at the lime plant, this water quality issue limited the volume of the concentrate able to be recovered.

  4. Ozone Disinfection System Lowers Turbidity, Boosts Filter Run Times, And Eliminates Taste And Odor Issues
    3/24/2015

    By 2025 Salt Lake City expects to gain additional 100,000 residents, and the nearby city of Sandy expects to gain another 30,000.

  5. 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.

  6. Upgrading From Gas Chlorine To On-Site Hypochlorite Generation To Improve Safety And System Resilience
    9/20/2018

    By replacing gas chlorine with on-site hypochlorite generation, Nashville was able to improve the safety and longevity of its water plants to accommodate the growth of the “Heart of Country Music” far into the future. At a recent water conference, Glen Doss, Treatment Plant Manager stated, “In 2016, the last gas chlorine railcar left to large applause.” 

  7. Two Innovative Technologies Ensure DBP/TOC Regulatory Compliance
    10/15/2015

    The city of Fort Lupton a growing Front Range community located along the South Platte River in Colorado, began operation of a new 5 MGD (18.93 MLD) membrane filtration system in 1997.

  8. 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.

  9. Conversion From Gas To Liquid Disinfection Yields Significant Improved Water Quality And Cost Savings
    8/15/2018

    In 2006, the Greenwood, South Carolina Commissioners of Public Works became only the fourth U.S. water utility ever to receive Phase IV “Excellence in Water Treatment” recognition from the Partnership for Safe Water. Phase IV is the highest possible level of performance that can be achieved in the Partnership program and signifies optimized plant performance.

  10. Removing Iron, Arsenic and Manganese To Meet California Regulations
    10/9/2018

    Water from Well 19 and 20 in Sacramento, California area was high in manganese and arsenic. Due to the high levels, the wells were not being used to supply municipal water to the District. Each facility is planned to initially produce and treat approximately 600 gpm with a future expansion capacity to 1200 gpm.