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Water Treatment System

Definition: A System of different procedures designed to remove contaminants, add disinfectants and deliver a standard of water to all of the users in a closed loop system. Some of the items that it treats for is:


  • Removal of Particulates and Total dissolved Solids (TDS)
    • Simple filtration
    • Advanced filtration
    • Reverse osmosis
  • Removal of Chemical Contamination
    • Ion exchange
    • Sorption (Sorption is a physical and chemical process by which one substance becomes attached to another)
    • Others (aeration, softening, electrodialysis, reverse osmosis)
  • Removal of Biological Contaminants
    • Chlorination
    • Ultraviolet light
    • Ozone
    • Other disinfection technologies (ammonium compounds, nonoxidizing biocides [i.e., formaldehyde], heat, and peracetic acid)


These systems are controlled and monitored by the USEPA.

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