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Pilot Study Analysis of Three Different Processes in Drinking Water Treatment
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  • Journal title : Environmental Engineering Research
  • Volume 16, Issue 4,  2011, pp.237-242
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Environmental Engineering
  • DOI : 10.4491/eer.2011.16.4.237
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Pilot Study Analysis of Three Different Processes in Drinking Water Treatment
Kim, Dae-Ho; Lee, Byoung-Ho;
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In this study, three pilot-scale plants with the capacity 30 /day were designed and set up to treat reservoir water for the production of drinking water. Three treatment processes were compared in the pilot testing: process 1 (coagulation- flocculation- sedimentationsand filtration- ozone- BAC); process 2 (coagulation- flocculation- sedimentation- microfiltration-ozone- BAC); and process 3 (coagulation- flocculation- sedimentation- sand filtration- GAC). The quality of water has been evaluated on the basis of selected parameters such as turbidity, color, consumption of , dissolved organic carbon (DOC), trihalomethane formation potential (THMFP), geosmin and 2-MIB. A detailed assessment of performance was carried out during a five months operation. Process 2 was found to have better removal efficiency of DOC, THMFP, geosmin and 2-MIB than process 1 and process 3 under identical conditions, although the removal rate of color was found to be the same in the three cases.
Activated carbon;Drinking water;Microfiltration;Ozonation;Sand filtration;
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