Accession Number:

ADA285504

Title:

Removal of Trace Organics from Groundwater Using Granular Activated Carbon, Rocky Mountain Arsenal

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CALGON CORP PITTSBURGH PA ACTIVATED CARBON DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-07-03

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

In accordance with recommendations put forth in the dept of the Armys report on carbon adsorption treatment of contaminated ground water at RMA. A full scale calgon adsorption unit was installed at rma and began operating in July 1978. To insure operation in compliance of the cease and desist orders by the state of Colorado dept of health, the unit has been running from July 1978 to the present. One of the prime objectives of the program of installation restoration is to acquire technology to develop and implement contaminant and treatment systems. To address this specific need at the rma site, calgon corp institute in its adsorption service contract an annual review of all data collected with a subsequent technical review of all the results obtained. It is the purpose of this report to review the operation of the adsorption system and the results obtained in light of previous treatability studies.

Subject Categories:

  • Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE