Skip to main content

Design Considerations for Tertiary Membrane Filtration: Pilot Unit Operation at a Trickling Filter Facility

Buy Article:

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

Abstract:

Lake Arrowhead Community Services District (LACSD) is overcoming challenges related to the water scarcity and growth under the constraints and operational patterns that put further strain on their ability to implement conventional solutions. The challenges include physical location of the community, cold weather, extreme flow peaking, mountainous terrain and protected species limiting plant site modifications. Recycled water treatment using advanced technologies with small footprints provides added value for communities like Lake Arrowhead. Given the best available technologies for water management, an evaluation of the technology alternatives was completed and a comprehensive pilot testing program was undertaken by LACSD. The goal was reliable design and operations planning for the new recycled water facilities. The membrane pilot unit was operated for a 9-month period at this trickling filter facility. The findings showed that a closer look at the system parameters, water quality and biofouling potential is needed at similar facilities, and a conservative design approach can be one of the solutions to meet production capacities.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/193864708788803956

Publication date: 2008-01-01

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free ContentFree content
  • Partial Free ContentPartial Free content
  • New ContentNew content
  • Open Access ContentOpen access content
  • Partial Open Access ContentPartial Open access content
  • Subscribed ContentSubscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed ContentPartial Subscribed content
  • Free Trial ContentFree trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more