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Main Title Organic and Color Removal from Water Supplies by Synthetic Resinous Adsorbents.
Author Tilsworth., Timothy ;
CORP Author Alaska Univ., College. Inst. of Water Resources.
Year Published 1974
Report Number IWR-50; OWRR-A-034-ALAS; W74-09050 ; OWRR-A-034-ALAS(1)
Stock Number PB-233 068
Additional Subjects Organic compounds ; Color ; Adsorbents ; Ion exchange resins ; Water treatment ; Iron ; Sewage treatment ; Columns(Process engineering) ; Cost estimates ; Water pollution control
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-233 068 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 56p
An experimental study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of synthetic resinous adsorbents for removing color and organics from water supplies. Four different resins were tested with water from three individual sources. The results show that synthetic resinous adsorbents were effective in removing color and organics. In general, the resins performed best from moderate concentrations of color and organics. Relatively good color removal was achieved on the sewage treatment plant effluent. The use of synthetic resinous adsorbents appears to hold promise for treatment of relatively small water supplies containing color and organics. The economics of such systems needs further evaluation.