Biofouling Control of Water Intake Structures

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by Yusuf G. Mussalli, Stone & Webster Engineering, Corp, Boston, MA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulics and Hydrology in the Small Computer Age

Abstract: Biofouling of water intakes can affect condenser performance and availability. This paper discusses four biofouling control technologies: thermal backwash, antifouling coatings, chlorination, and cathodic protection. Materials, application details, experimental study results and other information are given.

Subject Headings: Water intakes | Fouling | Water treatment plants | Building insulation | Coating | Chlorine | Hydro power | Backwashing |

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