Drinking Water Treatment Process

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Feb 22, 2014 (3 years and 1 month ago)

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Drinking Water Treatment Process

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

Step
One
: Collect the water.

1.

Where do we get our drinking water from?

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Step
Two
: Aeration

2.

What two things happen when the water is aerated
?

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Step
Three
:
Coagulation

3.

What is the purpose of coagulation? Use the word floc.

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Step
Four
:
Sedimentation

4.

How does the sedimentation process work? Why is the sedimentation process important?

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Step
Five
:
Filtration

5.

What is the purpose of filtration?

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6.

At the end of the filtration process is the water ready to drink? Why or why not?

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7.

List the steps to make a sample filtration system.


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Step
Six
:
Disinfection

8.

Why is the disinfection step in the water

treatment process essential?

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Conclusion Questions

1.

What is the most important idea
you learned in today’s lesson?

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2.

How could you teach this lesson to a friend?

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3.

What is one quest
ion you still have about the drinking water treatment process?

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