Case Studies

Connecticut Water Utility Successfully Removes 45% of Trihalomethanes (THMs) with Quick-Turnaround Clearwell Intervention

Posted on October 26, 2018

While the addition of chlorine is one of the safest and most effective means for water disinfection, under certain circumstances chlorine in combination with naturally occurring organic compounds in water can lead to the formation of undesirable disinfection-byproducts (DBPs).

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Specifying Performance Over Equipment Quickly Reduces THMs in the Colorado Springs' Distribution System

Posted on October 24, 2018

Colorado Springs, Colorado, enjoys some of the highest quality drinking water in the country, with most of its water coming from high country snowmelt. Despite its pristine origin in the mountains, the water at the far end of the distribution system is prone to developing trihalomethanes (THMs) due to low turnover and high water age.

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In-Tank THM Removal System Keeps Water System in Compliance

Posted on August 6, 2018

Monterey, California is a seaside town that enjoys cool weather, picturesque beaches and, for the most part, excellent water quality. However, over the last few years, Trihalomethane (THM) levels in the Ryan Ranch part of their system have risen dramatically.

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Active Mixing and Ventilation Provide Energy-Efficient THM Removal for California Water Utility

Posted on August 6, 2018

In the summer of 2014, Placer County Water Agency in California was facing a trihalomethane (THM) crisis. Drought across the western United States had led to increased levels of organic matter in the source water and water conservation measures had resulted in lower water usage, resulting in higher water age in their distribution systems.

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PAX TRS THM Removal System Successfully Removes Over 65% of Trihalomethane (THM) Species in Water Storage Tank at the End of 60-Mile Transmission Line

Posted on July 11, 2018

In Canada and the western United States, long treated water transmission lines are frequently utilized to convey potable water to rural communities. These long transmission lines combined with chlorine for water disinfection can often create the requisite conditions for the formation of undesirable disinfection byproducts (DBPs).

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