Presentation by Rebecca Clay, PE
pH Problem? Put it in a bubble and blow it away - South Blount County's Membrane WTP Experience
South Blount County Utility District (SBCUD) has an exceptionally pure raw water supply from Tellico Lake, with very low levels of natural alkalinity (6 mg/L - 8 mg/L). The raw water turbidity is typically less than 1 NTU, allowing direct membrane filtration without sedimentation. Ultimately, this low-alkalinity supply resulted in a tendency of the...