Water Treatment - ICC Science

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Feb 22, 2014 (3 years and 3 months ago)

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Water Treatment

Why Bother ?


Water is essential for good health.


Cleaning


Cooking/Food Preparation


Industrial Processes


Valuable Solvent



Common Impurities


Nitrates (NO
3

-
)


Lead Compounds


Pesticides


Sulfates (SO
4

2
-
)


Organic matter



Where do these impurities come from?

Water Purification

What does each stage achieve ?


Sedimentation



Filtration



Chlorination

What is Activated Sludge ?

Thinking outside the box


How can we remove dissolved poisons ?



How do we recycle water?



How do we preserve water in a low water economy like
Israel or Libya?



How do you obtain industrial scale fresh water when you
have poor aquifers like many parts of the Middle East?