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Potable Water Treatment Plant resource info, references, notes

Programming notes, Sequence of Operations: Valve V1 (Diverts incoming flow from stream intake either to WTP or to bypass, depending on water level in storage tank.) Install vertical float switch FS-1 in water storage tank, near top.  Set difference in … Continue reading

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Potable Water Treatment Plant

Links to background info, basis of design:  Specific design features, edited and highlighted from original document: Manz Slow Sand Filter Water Treatment Plant drawings: WTP-EN ESPANOL-NEW  or WTP-IN ENGLISH-OLD.pdf. Online calculator used to estimate demand, calculate flow rates and size the … Continue reading

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Testing potable water for free chlorine

Chlorine Residual Testing: A document from CDC/SWS (Safe Water System) describing how and why to test for residual (free) chlorine in drinking water.  Includes pros & cons of various methods. Quoting… “The presence of chlorine residual in drinking water indicates … Continue reading

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SGEV Sinkhole – Water reservoir

Idea:  Explore feasibility of damming the gully below this sinkhole, and using the resulting lake or pond as a water reservoir. Potential advantages include: Positive way to control seasonal flows, site drainage and prevent further erosion damage. Working with the … Continue reading

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SGEV Utility Guidelines Updated

Clause 3 – Utilities and Energy Plan UPDATE: Jan 30, 2014: ICE power is now available at the lower end of the property and will be extended up along the main road to the community center. As time goes on … Continue reading

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SGEV Utility Guidelines

Clause 3 – Utilities and Energy Plan UPDATE: Jan 30, 2014: ICE power is now available at the lower end of the property and will be extended up along the main road to the community center. As time goes on … Continue reading

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A Simple Low Cost DIY Chlorinator

CTI-8 Chlorinator CTI has developed a device capable of disinfecting water in gravity-fed potable water systems. The device, called the CTI 8 Chlorinator is an inexpensive, low-maintenance, non-electrical, appropriate-technology apparatus. It is capable of delivering a controlled dosage of chlorine … Continue reading

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