There are multiple fouling mechanisms in membrane systems including suspendid solids, scaling, organic, and microbiological. It is imperative to fully understand incoming water chemistry to determine potential fouling mechnisms. In RO/NF systems, organic fouling and inorganic scaling are the most common and troublesome. Keys to successful system operation are fouling mitigation and performance monitoring.
This presentation is available to AMTA Members only.
- Greg Madden
- Professional Water Technologies, Inc.
- AMTA/AWWA Membrane Technology Conference, San Antonio, TX
- AMTA/AWWA Membrane Technology Conference
- Membrane fouling, scaling, feedwater chemistry