Both biofilm and inorganic scale adversely effect RO membrane performance. This study evaluates the kinetics of qypsum crystallization in the presence of a biofilm. The presence of the biofilm wass shown to accelerate the formation of the gypsum scale on the membrane.
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- John Thompson
- University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
- AMTA Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
- gypsum crystallization kinetics, biofilm, RO membrane