7. Lime Softener Performance Enhancements

  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.ch7

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) Lime Softener Performance Enhancements, in Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470431474.ch7

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:

  • lime softener performance enhancements;
  • modified gritting process evaluation;
  • grit clearing problem and clarifier lime feed valve flushing routine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Modified Lime Slurry Feed Points

  • Evaluation of Grit Removal Process

  • Reduction in Blanket Upsets, Lime Overfeeds, and Carbon Dioxide Requirements

  • Recarbonation Basins: Post-Precipitation Particle Size Analysis

  • Results of the Evaluation of the Gritting Process

  • Evaluation of the Inline Degritter