Aeration as a Treatment Strategy for Brominated DBPs?  Applications and Success Stories


  • Erik J. Rosenfeldt - Hazen and Sawyer

Although aeration has previously been thought ineffective for the removal of brominated THM species, several applications have been successful. With aeration evaluations completed for distribution tanks and clearwells in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and North Carolina, several installations and designs have been established to remove brominated THMs resulting from fracking waste and power plant scrubbing blow down, among other bromide sources.

This presentation will cover the pros and cons of aeration with respect to brominated DBPs and will show how and why they can be an effective control strategy.

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