5 Questions Answered on Designing In-Tank Aeration for THM Removal

Posted by Lily Kaiserman on 10/15/13 2:21 PM

Trihalomethanes (THMs) are a type of disinfection byproduct (DBP) that form when chlorine reacts with naturally occurring organic matter in water. THMs are the most common type of regulated DBP that water utilities struggle with. In-tank aeration has been proven to be effective at lowering THM levels in water distribution systems. But choosing an aeration system that balances THM removal with operating cost is not straightforward. Below, we have compiled some common questions we have received on in-tank aeration design.

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Topics: in-tank aeration, THM removal, storage tanks, stage 2 dbp

THM Removal for Stage 2 Compliance [VIDEO]

Posted by Lily Kaiserman on 5/24/12 12:54 PM

The Stage 2 DBP rule is here and presenting tough choices for water system operators. Upgrades to the treatment plant are expensive and constrained by existing infrastructure. Changing disinfectants can also be expensive and difficult to sell to a wary board and community.

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Topics: PAX Water Technologies, drinking water quality, in-tank aeration, THM removal, dbp formation


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