Brown and Caldwell Home Page
Technical Papers RECENT PAPERS    ALL PAPERS

Brown and Caldwell engineers and scientists are technical and thought leaders in the environmental sector. Meet the people who have been advancing innovation for more than 70 years.
Author      Title/Abstract      


Chlorination-Filtration for Iron and Manganese Removal
Author: Joseph M. Wong
Date: 1/184
Reprinted from the Journal AWWA Research and Technology, January 1984

Processes in which oxidation is followed by removal of suspended solids can effectively remove soluble iron and manganese from water. Three common processes for removing iron and manganese are: (1) aeration-filtration, (2) chlorination-filtration, and (3) potassium permanganate-manganese greensand filtration. This article describes these processes and presents results from a pilot study of chlorination-filtration. The costs for oxidants in chlorination-filtration are less than those for potassium permanganate-manganese greensand filtration.

This library contains published materials for which copyrights may be owned by entities other than Brown and Caldwell, but which are stored for limited uses by BC employees. Technical papers authored by BC employees generally may be printed and shared electronically with clients and prospective clients outside BC. Technical papers cannot be sold, and technical papers shared outside BC must have proper attribution of the original sponsoring organization or conference where the paper was presented. This attribution is embedded in each technical paper file when it is loaded into this library. Published articles from magazines or trade journals which are stored in this library are FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY and SHOULD NOT be distributed to clients or others outside BC, without express permission of the copyright owner. For questions regarding copyrights associated with any document in this library, or questions regarding copyrights in general, contact the Legal Department.