Treatment Trio

by Mike Lutz, P.E., Principal Engineer, Treatment Process Engineer; Dewberry, Denver, CO,
Alan Pratt, P.E., Principal Engineer, Project Manager; Dewberry, Denver, CO,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2016, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 70-75,79


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: As part of a plan to reduce its dependence on nonrenewable groundwater and diversify its drinking water sources, the Parker Water and Sanitation District, in Parker, Colorado, recently completed the Rueter-Hess Water Purification Facility, an innovative 10 mgd plant that features ballasted sedimentation, recirculated powdered activated carbon, and ceramic membrane filtration. The facility enables the district to treat a blend of source waters, including surface runoff, groundwater, alluvial well water, and reclaimed wastewater.

Subject Headings: Water treatment plants | Water reclamation | Groundwater | Water-based recreation | Drinking water | Innovation | Sediment | Colorado | United States | North America

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