Biofouling Control of Water Intake Structures

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


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: Structural control | Water intakes | Water treatment plants | Hydro power | Power plants | Industrial facilities | Coating | Building insulation

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