Design and Construction of TCE/PCE Removal Facilities

by Shahnawaz Ahmad, ASL Consulting Engineers, Pasadena, CA, USA,
Robert G. Berlien, ASL Consulting Engineers, Pasadena, CA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Forum '86: World Water Issues in Evolution


This paper presents a review of the design and construction of a facility in Arcadia, California, to remove trichloroethylene (TCE) and tetrachlorethylene (PCE) from groundwater. The City of Arcadia is located in Southern California, approximately 15 miles east of Los Angeles. Subjects covered include removal alternatives, packed tower design, pilot plant operation, and others.

Subject Headings: Building design | Construction management | Water pollution | Water treatment plants | TCE | Chemical wastes | Groundwater pollution | Groundwater | California | United States | Los Angeles

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