Clarifier brings quality increase to UF treatment plant

Elisabeth Linton, Lindsay Housley, Erin Whyte, and Cory Topham, WesTech Engineering Inc, USA

The ultrafiltration treatment system at High Point water treatment plant

The ultrafiltration treatment system at High Point water treatment plant

Alabama is not a US state that immediately springs to mind in connection with membrane water treatment, which is why a poster paper at the recent AWWA/AMTA conference in Arizona caught the eye of D&WR.

Opened in January 2011, the High Point Water Treatment Plant has used a solids contact clarifier and ultrafiltration to improve its overall water quality by reducing turbidity, removing pathogens, and meeting secondary standards.

This article first appeared in the May/June 2012 issue of Desalination & Water Reuse magazine.

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Alabama | Arizona | Turbidity


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