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WATER RECOVERY FROM FILTER BACKWASHING AND REWASHING OPERATIONS

WATER RECOVERY FROM FILTER BACKWASHING AND REWASHING OPERATIONS
PI: Anthony Tarquin
Sponsor: US BUREAU OF RECLAMATION THROUGH EL PASO WATER UTILITIES PSB
Center for Inland Desalination Systems (CIDS)
Amount awarded: $38,906

This project will investigate water recovery for filter backwashing and rewashing operations at EPWU's surface water treatment plants. Water analysis includes bacterial content, turbidity, and an economic evaluation of viable options for treating the recovered water, including recycling to the head end of the treatment plant, membrane treatment via ultrafiltration or microfiltration, and disinfection via UV light.

Posting date: Fri, 03/24/2017

Award start date: Wed, 11/16/2016
Award end date: Tue, 10/31/2017