Project #4509

Metals Accumulation and Release within the Distribution System: Evaluation of Mechanisms and Mitigation

$495,000
Completed
Principle Investigator
Melinda
Friedman
Research Manager
Dr. Jian Zhang
Contractor
Confluence Engineering Group LLC
Distribution System Management
Biofilms
Water Quality

Abstract

The project developed guidance that allows utilities to assess their system-specific vulnerability to accumulation and release of trace inorganic contaminants (TICs). The project also enhancecd industry understanding of accumulation/release mechanisms and developed guidance for utilities to select and implement system-specific prevention and mitigation strategies. Tailored Collaboration partner: Park City Municipal Corporation.