Understanding the basic principles of water treatment media pilot trial design and evaluation


By Neal E. Megonnell

Properly designing, operating, and analyzing data from a water treatment media pilot trial will yield valuable performance data. A pilot column should be operated with the surface loading rate and empty bed contact time (EBCT) identical to the full-scale operation, regardless of media selection.

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