9. Environmental Considerations

  1. William Wist,
  2. Jay H. Lehr and
  3. Rod McEachern

Published Online: 17 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470529058.ch9

Water Softening with Potassium Chloride: Process, Health, and Environmental Benefits

Water Softening with Potassium Chloride: Process, Health, and Environmental Benefits

How to Cite

Wist, W., Lehr, J. H. and McEachern, R. (2009) Environmental Considerations, in Water Softening with Potassium Chloride: Process, Health, and Environmental Benefits, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470529058.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470087138

Online ISBN: 9780470529058

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Keywords:

  • change from NaCl to KCl regenerant and environmental impact of softening process;
  • potassium versus sodium and impact on septic systems;
  • recycling regenerant wastewater

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Potassium versus Sodium: Impact on Soil

  • Potassium versus Sodium: Impact on Septic Systems

  • Potassium versus Sodium: Impact on Sewage Treatment Systems

  • Potassium versus Sodium: Sewage Sludge

  • Potassium versus Sodium: Algae Growth

  • Potassium versus Sodium: Impact on Plants and Animals

  • Potassium versus Sodium: Use of Recycled Graywater

  • Recycling Regenerant Wastewater

  • Use of Regenerant Wastewater Studies at University of California, Davis

  • In Conclusion

  • References