This presentation is intended to inform a utility engineering and operations audience a general understanding of how the El Paso Utilities has approached the idea of implementing direct potable reuse to the City. The proposed Advanced Purification Water Treatment Plant (APWTP) is designed to provide the City with additional potable water to meet the high demand season in El Paso, Texas. The source water will be treated effluent from the from the Bustamante Wastewater Treatment Plant. The presentation will cover the simplified process schematic of the APWTP. This plant is being designed with multiple barriers for redundancy and added safety factors to ensure a safe and reliable potable water supply is produced. This water quality goal can be accomplished by performing a water quality sampling plan of the treated effluent from the Bustamante Wastewater Treatment Plant. In addition, pilot plant testing will be conducted to monitor different treatment processes and their associated removal efficiencies. The presentation will generally discuss the Utility’s process and reasons for evaluating direst potable reuse in desert region.
This presentation is available to AMTA Members only.
- Angel Bustamante, P.E.
- El Paso Water Utilities
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