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  • Location: Walnut Valley, CA
  • Disinfectant: Chloramine
  • Problem: Low residual, nitrification

Disinfectant  Residual Control System Eliminates  Deep Cycling, Breakpoint Chlorination

Walnut Valley, CA

Walnut Valley relies primarily on imported water from wholesalers. While monochloramine provides excellent disinfectant persistence and a decreased risk for THM production as compared to free chlorine, it naturally decomposes and generates ammonia.  Ammonia becomes a food source for naturally occurring ammonia/nitrite oxidizing bacteria and can lead to nitrification.  Aware of this risk, Walnut Valley aggressively pursued operational strategies in their water storage tanks to limit nitrification risk.

 

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