||Alternative Water Disinfection Schemes for Reduced Trihalomethane Formation. Volume I. Prototype Studies.
Sorber, Charles A. ;
Williams, Robert F. ;
Moore, Barbara E. ;
Longley, Karl E. ;
||Texas Univ. at San Antonio. Center for Applied Research and Technology.;Municipal Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Water pollution control ;
Halogen organic compounds ;
Chlorine dioxide ;
Humic acids ;
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The primary objective of this study was to develop techniques to reduce or eliminate THM in finished water without compromising the microbiological quality of the water. To this end a prototype rapid mixing system was employed and a number of alternative disinfection systems investigated. From these data both a general predictive model was developed and the role of algae and humic acids as THM precursors was evaluated.