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Cyanobacterial Treatment Options: Permanganate and Powdered Activated Carbon
Dugan, N. Cyanobacterial Treatment Options: Permanganate and Powdered Activated Carbon. EPA Small Systems Webinar Series, Cincinnati, OH, June 27, 2017.
The EPA Small Systems Webinar Presentations allow the dissemination of the latest Agency guidance and research to a large geographically dispersed audience while minimizing taxpayer expense
This presentation will begin with a brief overview of drinking water treatment options for cyanobacteria and their toxins. The treatment discussion will focus on the impacts of permanganate addition to suspensions of toxin-producing Microcystis aeruginosa, followed by powdered activated carbon (PAC) addition. Results will be presented that show changes in toxin concentrations, chlorophyll-a concentrations and cell membrane integrity.