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Filter media cracking

Posted by DCaverly on Sep. 18, 2016  /   Filtration  /   2

Has anyone ever had any issues with cracks in their filter media. We use multi media filtration and are getting small cracks in the first 1-3" of our anthracite.

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Optimum pH for Coagulation

Posted by DCaverly on Dec. 12, 2015  /   Coagulation and Flocculation  /   1

Now that my water is getting colder, should I target a lower pH (6.0 to 6.5) or a higher pH (6.5 to 7.0) for optimizing organics removal using alum? Thanks for your help.

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Manganese Testing

Posted by DCaverly on Dec. 12, 2015  /   Iron and Manganese Control, Laboratory Procedures  /   1

Hello. I use the HACH low range PAN method for testing manganese. What's the best way to get rid of the sample waste? It contains cyanide, and I don't want to just dump it down the sink.

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Coagulation and Flocculation

Posted by DCaverly on Oct. 30, 2015  /   Coagulation and Flocculation  /   3

What is UV254 testing and how can I use test results to enhance my treatment process?

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Miscellaneous

Posted by DCaverly on Aug. 14, 2015  /   Miscellaneous  /   0

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Iron and Manganese

Posted by DCaverly on Aug. 14, 2015  /   Iron and Manganese Control  /   0

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Waste Processes

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 24, 2015  /   Waste Processes  /   0

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Drinking Water Regulations

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Drinking Water Regulations  /   0

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Corrosion Control

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Corrosion Control  /   0

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Dissolved Air Flotation

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Dissolved Air Flotation  /   0

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Softening

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Softening  /   0

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Membrane Treatment Processes

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Membrane Treatment Processes  /   0

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Sedimentation

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Sedimentation  /   0

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Coagulation and Flocculation

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Coagulation and Flocculation  /   0

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Taste and Odor Control

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Taste and Odor Control  /   0

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Disinfection

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Disinfection  /   0

 

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Fluoridation

Posted by DCaverly on Jul. 15, 2015  /   Fluoridation  /   0

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