Belize Water Presentation - Clean Water and Wastewater...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/21/11 Clean Water and Wastewater By Anthone Moore
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9/21/11 Water Treatment Water is essential
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9/21/11 Water Treatment Water from wells for the most part is pure and usually requires only simple treatment. Water from the sea requires salt removal. This is achieved through a high pressure membrane filtration process called reverse osmosis. In the case of surface water (rivers, lakes, etc) BWS employs a much
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9/21/11 Water Treatment 1. "Raw" water is diverted from the Belize River at the intake facility and then pumped to the treatment area. At this stage water is screened to remove sticks, trash or other large pieces of debris.
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9/21/11 Water Treatment 2. Flocculation and Coagulation - Alum and other chemicals are added to the raw water to form tiny sticky particles. These particles attract suspended solids in the raw water and form floc. The water is stirred slowly with paddles to mix the alum with the raw water.
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9/21/11 Water Treatment 3. Sedimentation: The water is allowed
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