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Main Title A Study of possible economical ways of removing radium from drinking water /
Author Valentine, R. L.; Splinter, R. C.; Mulholland, T. S.; Baker, J. M.; Nogaj, T. M.
CORP Author Iowa Univ., Iowa City.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Engineering Research Laboratory,
Place Published Cincinnati, OH :
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA/600/2-88/009
Stock Number PB88-158464
OCLC Number 48816394
Subjects Potable water; Water treatment; Radium; Sand filtration; Sorption; Manganese oxides; Iron oxides; Cost effectiveness
Subject Added Ent Water--Purification--Radium removal.; Drinking water--Purification--Economic aspects.; Drinking water--Purification--Econmic aspects
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
NTIS PB88-158464 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 105 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract The study was undertaken to determine variables that control the incidental removal of radium that has been observed to occur as a consequence of treatment to remove iron by oxidation--sand filtration. The study also evaluated the possibility of exploiting these factors to provide an inexpensive means of removing radium using existing or modified iron removal facilities. Studies were also conducted to evaluate radium sorption to hydrous manganese oxides and to evaluate the potential of radium sorption to filter sand as a novel removal technology. Results showed that radium sorption to iron and manganese oxides and filter sand appear to be controlled primarily by the presence of calcium and manganesium, which are believed to compete for sorption sites.
Notes Microfiche.
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab.
Author Added Ent
Valentine, Richard L.
Corporate Au Added Ent Water Engineering Research Laboratory.
PUB Date Free Form {1988}
NTIS Prices PC A06/MF A01
BIB Level m
OCLC Time Stamp 20020118170925
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 00918nam 2200229Ka 45020