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Testing of New Water Treatment Process Underway

Posted on: September 9th, 2015

September 8, 2015 – In August, the Authority carried out pilot testing of a new chemical feed process that uses a lime slurry and carbon dioxide to adjust pH and boost alkalinity in drinking water.  The finished product is more stable and less likely to corrode piping.  A side benefit may be a reduction in disinfection by-products.