Project #4536

Blending Requirements for Water from Direct Potable Reuse Treatment Facilities

Principal Investigator
Research Manager
Ms. Katie Henderson
Carollo Engineers


This project developed recommendations and guidance for the appropriate use of blending as part of a direct potable reuse project, including evaluations of treatment, impact of different water qualities and blending locations, summary of corrosion issues, and the impact on Engineered Storage Buffer (ESB) design. Research partners: Alameda County Water District, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Contra Costa Water District, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Zone 7 Water Agency, and City of Ventura. Published in 2018. 

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