8. Lime Softener Operational 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.ch8

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 Operational Enhancements, in Water Treatment Plant Performance Evaluations and Operations, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470431474.ch8

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 operational enhancements;
  • gritting effect on slurry blanket;
  • lime delivery system maintenance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Treatment Chemistry

  • Flow Rates to ClariCones

  • Energy Input to Impart Spiral Flow

  • Modification of Kinetic Energy Input

  • Effect of Gritting on Slurry Blanket

  • Effect of Blowdown on Slurry Blanket

  • Frequency of Intense Cleaning

  • Maintenance of Lime Delivery System