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How Mixing Improves Disinfectant Retention & Stabilizes Water Quality

AWA Journal, April 2014

Maintaining disinfectant residual levels in drinking water systems can be a challenge, even under normal conditions. Water must travel through several kilometres of pipes and is often stored in water tanks and basins before reaching customers. However, when the distance between the treatment plant and customer is extensive, maintaining adequate disinfectant levels becomes even harder.


  • How to maintain disinfectant residuals throughout the distribution system
  • Why active mixing eliminates short-circuiting in water storage tanks
  • How active mixing can eliminate the need for additional dosing

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