Sulfide Control in Omaha and Cedar Rapids

by Perry L. Schafe, Brown & Caldwell, Sacramento, CA, USA,
Dan Rockwell, Brown & Caldwell, Sacramento, CA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Environmental Engineering


Omaha, Nebraska, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa have been involved in efforts to control sulfide in major interceptors, at the influent to the treatment plants, and within the treatment facilities. Interceptor and headworks sulfide controls have been tested and operated full-scale on three interceptors in Omaha and on the main interceptor in Cedar Rapids. Methods used include caustic slug treatment and iron chloride addition.

Subject Headings: Sulfides | Water treatment plants | Chemical treatment | Chloride | Water pollution | Wastewater treatment plants | Wastewater management | Influents | United States | Nebraska | Iowa

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