5. Filter Operations

  1. John T. O'Connor1,
  2. Tom O'Connor1 and
  3. Rick Twait Superintendent of Water Purification2

Published Online: 14 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470431474.ch5

Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations

Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations

How to Cite

O'Connor, J. T., O'Connor, T. and Twait, R. (2008) Filter Operations, in Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470431474.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    H2O'C Engineering, Columbia, Missouri, USA

  2. 2

    City of Bloomington, IL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUL 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470288610

Online ISBN: 9780470431474

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Keywords:

  • Bloomington filters and filter operation;
  • granular activated carbon performance and characteristics;
  • fine-grained filtration media and microbial colonization and growth

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Particle Removal During Filtration

  • The Bloomington Filters

  • Filter Operations

  • Granular Activated Carbon Performance and Characteristics

  • Filter Media Size Distribution

  • Microbial Growth on Filter Media

  • Filter Effluent: Calcium Carbonate Post-Precipitation

  • Filter Washing

  • Procedure for Evaluating Biological Activity on Filter Media

  • Recommended Testing of Auxiliary Air Scour

  • References