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Iron and manganese removal handbook updated

November 2, 2015  By Administrator

The American Water Works Association has released a second edition of its Iron and Manganese Removal Handbook to address advancements in treatment technology, new regulations and changes in the environment.

Authors are John Civardi, lead project engineer for many groundwater treatment projects to remove iron and manganese, and Mark Tompeck, of Hatch Mott MacDonald’s Water Division.

The handbook covers specific topics including an analysis of current and emerging methods, guidance for handling residuals, details on treatment process selection and design and background on expanded regulations and health impacts. The authors demonstrate various processes through field experiences and case studies, and the authors explain the processes and calculations involved in the removal of iron and manganese before it reaches consumers.


The Iron and Manganese Removal Handbook, Second Edition is published by the American Water Works Association and is priced at $59.95 US for AWWA members and $89.95 non-members.

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