3 Design Challenges to Consider Before Mixing Tanks

Posted by Lily Kaiserman on 12/11/12 12:21 PM

There are many design factors for operators and engineers to consider when specifying mixers for water storage tanks – ranging from tank size and geometry to obstructing tank internals like columns and baffles. Below are the three of the most common questions we’ve received regarding mixing and storage tank design.  Feel free to add your own tank design challenge to the list by leaving a comment below.

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Topics: active tank mixing, eliminate stratification, disinfectant residual, storage tanks

Top Mixing Questions from the ASDWA Conference in Pittsburgh

Posted by Karen Losee on 10/26/10 4:35 PM

PAX Water Technologies presented a technical talk at the 25th annual Association of State Drinking Water Administrators meeting last week in Pittsburgh, PA entitled Stabilization and Improvement of Distribution System Water Quality in Reservoirs and Tanks – a Key to Stage 2 Compliance.

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Topics: active mixing, disinfectant residual, high water age, dbp formation

Active Mixing CAN Reduce Water Age!

Posted by Peter Fiske on 9/28/10 4:34 PM

We learned this week that an engineer (who shall remain unnamed) presented a paper at the DSS meeting in Maryland about water age modeling in which he claimed that mixing CANNOT decrease water age. 

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Topics: active mixing, disinfectant residual, storage tanks, high water age, mixing systems

Is all that FLUSHING of tanks really necessary?

Posted by Peter Fiske on 7/29/10 2:41 PM

 

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Topics: water quality, disinfectant residual, flushing tanks

PAX's Active Mixers Reduce Residual Losses – New Article in OpFlow

Posted by Peter Fiske on 7/15/10 8:29 PM

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Topics: disinfectant residual, storage tanks, freeze protection, dbp formation

Getting MORE disinfection with LESS disinfectant with active mixing

Posted by Peter Fiske on 6/2/10 5:27 PM

 

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Topics: water quality, disinfectant residual, storage tanks, biofilms

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