water iron removal Articles

  • Removal of aluminium and iron from surface water by conventional water treatment

    Detailed source water monitoring showed large variations in the total concentrations of aluminium and iron in the Vaal Dam, South Africa, which were highlighted as a specific concern for one of the largest drinking water treatment plants in South Africa. This study aimed to better understand the presence of these metals in the source water, removal of these metals through the conventional ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Competitive removal of DOM and bromide in raw waters by MIEX and iron coagulation

    Dissolved organic matter (DOM) and bromide as principal precursors to halogenated disinfection byproducts (DBPs) have potential risks on the safety of drinking water after disinfection. Removal of DOM and bromide in raw water from two different waterworks using magnetic ion exchange resin (MIEX), ferric coagulation and their combination was investigated. Results showed that as MIEX dose ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Confirming Natural Attenuation Processes at a Coastal Site - Case Study

    Past waste disposal practices at a California coastal site resulted in a groundwater plume containing CVOCs (mainly chlorinated ethenes [CEs] and 1,1-dichloroethane) migrating offshore towards a marine harbor. CVOCs are present in the sediment porewater adjacent to the shoreline, but concentrations decreased significantly between 2000 and 2015, and NA in the marine sediments was suspected. To ...


    By SIREM

  • Iron-based sorption materials for the removal of antimony from water

    The objective of this work was to verify the sorption properties of granular filter materials (GEH, Bayoxide E33, CFH12) during the process of removing antimony from water. Pilot tests showed that the use of iron-based sorption materials could possibly decrease the antimony content in water to the values limited for drinking water. At an average concentration of antimony in raw water of 58.3 ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • DEFERUM high iron removal water treatment plant equipment and technology

    DEFERUM is the ONLY technology available to remove HIGH iron (up to 80mg/L) and gas problems in water distribution, potable water and groundwater environments with very low operating costs. DEFERUM is also eco-friendly!Iron is one of the earth's most plentiful resources, making up at least five percent of the earth's crust. Rainfall seeping through the soil dissolves iron in the earth's surface ...

  • One process removes arsenic & iron from water in small Utah town

    The Safe Drinking Water Act brought with it tough arsenic compliance standards, forcing cities large and small to comply with a maximum contaminant level of 10 parts per billion (ppb) or face stiff fines and even the potential shutdown of wells. Smaller towns such as Cannonville, Utah, face the most difficult challenge, due to manpower and budget constraints. Cannonville turned to Filtronics, ...


    By Filtronics, Inc.

  • Reverse Osmosis and Nanofiltration Membrane Filtration Systems: Common Problems and How to Fix Them

    Reverse osmosis (RO) and nanofiltration (NF) are membrane filtration technologies that are designed to remove solute ions and molecules from a pretreated liquid stream. Well-designed RO/NF units are compact and demand relatively little maintenance, making them an attractive alternative to conventional treatment trains. Even despite the merits of today’s efficient RO/NF technologies, it pays ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • Removal of arsenic and iron removal from drinking water using coagulation and biological treatment

    Effects of biological activated carbon (BAC), biological aerated filter (BAF), alum coagulation and Moringa oleifera coagulation were investigated to remove iron and arsenic contaminants from drinking water. At an initial dose of 5 mg/L, the removal efficiency for arsenic and iron was 63% and 58% respectively using alum, and 47% and 41% respectively using Moringa oleifera. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • KDF 85 Process medium removes iron - Case Study

    KDF 85 Process Medium is an Effective Non-Chemical Water Treatment for Iron Removal and Other Heavy Metal Removal A Kalamazoo, Michigan producer of bottled drinking water uses KDF media as a non-chemical method of removing chlorine and sequestered iron from 7,500 gallons of municipal water daily, extending the operating life of downstream RO membranes by as much as 10 years. Redox media alloy ...


    By KDF Fluid Treatment, Inc.

  • Biological iron and manganese removal, pilot and full scale applications

    Both manganese and iron are found in surface and ground waters at varying concentration levels. When present even at low concentrations they can be linked to the following problems: discolouration, turbidity and taste problems or form slime and iron noxide or manganese dioxide accumulations in pipes. Both metals promote the growth of certain types of chlorine tolerant micro-organisms in water ...

  • A performance assessment of arsenic-iron removal plants in the Manikganj District of Bangladesh

    In Bangladesh, arsenic contamination of groundwater, microbial contamination of surface water and seasonally variable rainfall make reliable access to acceptable quality drinking water a challenge. Arsenic-iron removal plants (AIRPs) are a relatively inexpensive way of removing arsenic from groundwater for access to safer drinking water. This study evaluated the performance of 21 (of 105) AIRPs ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Distribution of iron in activated carbon composites: assessment of arsenic removal behavior

    The main objectives of this study were to evaluate the effectiveness of using iron impregnated granular activated carbon (AC) to remove arsenic from water and to assess the partitioning behavior of arsenic under a variety of conditions. Iron impregnated granular activated carbon (AC-Fe) composites were prepared with different ferric (Fe+3) concentrations, ranging from 0.09 to 3.0 M. These ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Removal of iron and manganese from aqueous solutions using carbon nanotube filters

    Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have become the focus of attention of many scientists and companies worldwide. CNT-based filters have a prospective advantage in comparison to the commercial filters already in operation because they are light weight and do not require electricity to operate. This investigation handles the filtration efficiency of manganese and iron from aqueous solution using ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Transformation of an existing physicochemical plant for iron and manganese removal by the application of biological processes

    A system for removing iron and manganese in groundwater, based on biofiltration technology, was developed at the Center of Sanitary Engineering of the National University of Rosario, Argentina. This process has been successfully applied in several new water treatment plants in Argentina. This paper describes the transformation of an existing plant for iron and manganese removal in groundwater ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Project profile - Foxxtown Apartments Sudlersville, Maryland arsenic, iron & manganese removal

    Background AdEdge Technologies Inc. (AdEdge) was selected in 2006 by McCrone Engineers and the awarded contractor, Maryland Construction to design, build, and install a full scale AD26GS+ arsenic, iron, and manganese treatment system for their customer Foxxtown Apartments in Sudlersville, Maryland to meet the new EPA arsenic standard. The treatment system was based on the design ...

  • One step, low pH iron and organics removal - Case Study

    Review For over seven years, the semiconductor facility performed routine on-site cleans of their reverse osmosis (RO) membranes using RoClean P111 with good results. However, over a six month period in 2015, membrane cleaning frequency increased to once a month and permeate flows could not be sufficiently restored. An Avista application specialist visited the site to personally monitor the ...


    By Avista Technologies

  • Case Study: Iron Foundry

    The foundry recycles engine blocks to make iron pipe. They have a 350-gpm closed loop water reuse system that is used to cool the molds as part of the manufacturing process. The facility was using a coagulant and a flocculant to try and reduce the solids carryover from their clarifier. The solids in the reuse water were building up in their system filters causing intermittent downtime (downtime ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Phosphonate removal from discharged circulating cooling water using iron–carbon micro-electrolysis

    Phosphonate is a commonly used corrosion and scale inhibitor for a circulating cooling water (CCW) system. Its discharge could cause eutrophication of receiving waters. The iron–carbon (Fe/C) micro-electrolysis technology was used to degrade and remove phosphonate from discharged CCW. The influences of initial pH, Fe/C ratio (FCR) and temperature on phosphonate removal were investigated ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Application of response surface methodology (RSM) for the removal of methylene blue dye from water by nano zero-valent iron (NZVI)

    In this study, iron zero-valent nanoparticles were synthesized, characterized and studied for removal of methylene blue dye in water solution. The reactions were mathematically described as the function of parameters such as nano zero-valent iron (NZVI) dose, pH, contact time and initial dye concentration, and were modeled by the use of response surface methodology. These experiments were ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Treatment of drinking water containing iron using Electrocoagulation

    Electrocoagulation (EC) technique was adopted for the treatment of iron containing drinking water using a reactor of 3 l capacity having 1 l liquid volume. Experimental investigation was carried out to observe the effect of different operating parameters such as pH, current density, inter-electrode distance and conductivity on the removal of iron from the iron-rich aqueous solution prepared with ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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