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Comparative Analysis of Adsorptive Media Treatment for Arsenic at SRP Groundwater Wells


Abstract Arsenic (As) is a naturally occurring element that poses a health risk when continually consumed at levels exceeding the Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 10 ppb. With the Arizona Department of Water Resources considering reliance on other sources of water other than just solely surface water, groundwater proves a reliable, supplemental source. The Salt River Project (SRP) wants to effectively treat their noncompliance groundwater sources to meet EPA compliance. Rapid small-scale column tests (RSSCTs) of two SRP controlled groundwater wells along the Eastern Canal and Consolidated Canal were designed to assist SRP in selection and future design of full-scale packed bed adsorbent media. Main concerns ... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Lesan, Dylan Scott (Author) / Westerhoff, Paul (Advisor) / Hristovski, Kiril (Committee member) / Fraser, Matthew (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Environmental engineering / Engineering / Adsorption / arsenic / Groundwater / Packed bed media / vanadium / water quality
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 75 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Civil and Environmental Engineering 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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