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Title: Arsenic pilot plant operation and results - Socorro Springs, New Mexico - phase 1.

Abstract

Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) is conducting pilot scale evaluations of the performance and cost of innovative water treatment technologies aimed at meeting the recently revised arsenic maximum contaminant level (MCL) for drinking water. The standard of 10 {micro}g/L (10 ppb) is effective as of January 2006. The first pilot tests have been conducted in New Mexico where over 90 sites that exceed the new MCL have been identified by the New Mexico Environment Department. The pilot test described in this report was conducted in Socorro New Mexico between January 2005 and July 2005. The pilot demonstration is a project of the Arsenic Water Technology Partnership program, a partnership between the American Water Works Association Research Foundation (AwwaRF), SNL and WERC (A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development). The Sandia National Laboratories pilot demonstration at the Socorro Springs site obtained arsenic removal performance data for five different adsorptive media under constant ambient flow conditions. Well water at Socorro Springs has approximately 42 ppb arsenic in the oxidized (arsenate-As(V)) redox state with moderate amounts of silica, low concentrations of iron and manganese and a slightly alkaline pH (8). The study provides estimates of the capacity (bed volumes until breakthrough at 10more » ppb arsenic) of adsorptive media in the same chlorinated water. Near the end of the test the feedwater pH was lowered to assess the affect on bed capacity and as a prelude to a controlled pH study (Socorro Springs Phase 2).« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
909390
Report Number(s):
SAND2007-3255
TRN: US200722%%1085
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ARSENIC; DRINKING WATER; FEEDWATER; PERFORMANCE; PILOT PLANTS; REMOVAL; WATER TREATMENT; WATER TREATMENT PLANTS; ECONOMICS; WATER WELLS; PH VALUE; Water-Purification-Arsenic removal.; Arsenic-Environmental aspects.; Water-Arsenic removal-Technological innovations.; Drinking water-Arsenic content; United States.

Citation Formats

Aragon, Malynda Jo, Everett, Randy L., Siegel, Malcolm Dean, Kottenstette, Richard Joseph, Holub, William E. Jr, Wright, Jeremy B., and Dwyer, Brian P. Arsenic pilot plant operation and results - Socorro Springs, New Mexico - phase 1.. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/909390.
Aragon, Malynda Jo, Everett, Randy L., Siegel, Malcolm Dean, Kottenstette, Richard Joseph, Holub, William E. Jr, Wright, Jeremy B., & Dwyer, Brian P. Arsenic pilot plant operation and results - Socorro Springs, New Mexico - phase 1.. United States. doi:10.2172/909390.
Aragon, Malynda Jo, Everett, Randy L., Siegel, Malcolm Dean, Kottenstette, Richard Joseph, Holub, William E. Jr, Wright, Jeremy B., and Dwyer, Brian P. Tue . "Arsenic pilot plant operation and results - Socorro Springs, New Mexico - phase 1.". United States. doi:10.2172/909390. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/909390.
@article{osti_909390,
title = {Arsenic pilot plant operation and results - Socorro Springs, New Mexico - phase 1.},
author = {Aragon, Malynda Jo and Everett, Randy L. and Siegel, Malcolm Dean and Kottenstette, Richard Joseph and Holub, William E. Jr and Wright, Jeremy B. and Dwyer, Brian P.},
abstractNote = {Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) is conducting pilot scale evaluations of the performance and cost of innovative water treatment technologies aimed at meeting the recently revised arsenic maximum contaminant level (MCL) for drinking water. The standard of 10 {micro}g/L (10 ppb) is effective as of January 2006. The first pilot tests have been conducted in New Mexico where over 90 sites that exceed the new MCL have been identified by the New Mexico Environment Department. The pilot test described in this report was conducted in Socorro New Mexico between January 2005 and July 2005. The pilot demonstration is a project of the Arsenic Water Technology Partnership program, a partnership between the American Water Works Association Research Foundation (AwwaRF), SNL and WERC (A Consortium for Environmental Education and Technology Development). The Sandia National Laboratories pilot demonstration at the Socorro Springs site obtained arsenic removal performance data for five different adsorptive media under constant ambient flow conditions. Well water at Socorro Springs has approximately 42 ppb arsenic in the oxidized (arsenate-As(V)) redox state with moderate amounts of silica, low concentrations of iron and manganese and a slightly alkaline pH (8). The study provides estimates of the capacity (bed volumes until breakthrough at 10 ppb arsenic) of adsorptive media in the same chlorinated water. Near the end of the test the feedwater pH was lowered to assess the affect on bed capacity and as a prelude to a controlled pH study (Socorro Springs Phase 2).},
doi = {10.2172/909390},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}

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