6. Grit Removal

  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.ch6

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. (2009) Grit Removal, in Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470431474.ch6

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:

  • grit removal and grit removal modification;
  • slurry blanket settling rates prior to gritting;
  • grit removal effect on blanket stability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gritting

  • ClariCone Settling Velocities Versus Applied Flow

  • Grit Removal Modification

  • Recarbonation Following Slurry Blanket Upset

  • Particle Size Analysis: Effect of Gritting

  • Post Grit

  • pH and Conductivity

  • Effect of Grit Removal on Blanket Stability

  • Revised Grit Removal Protocol