Winning the Battle

The treatment plant in the historic Virginia city of Appomattox used a simple and cost-effective solution to achieve reduction of zinc levels in effluent
Winning the Battle
The Appomattox Water Reclamation Facility is one of two small plants that serve this historic Virginia community.

In the Battle of Zinc, the Appomattox Water Reclamation Facility is winning. In fact, it has already won. Using lime and soda ash, the plant has reduced zinc that can range from 150 to 220 μg/l in its influent to about 30 μg/l in the effluent.

The treatment approach, simpler and...

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