Source Water Challenges from Three FGD Makeup Water Treatment Systems

This paper was authored by Thomas Lawry prior to joining McKim & Creed. Tom joined McKim & Creed in 2015 as vice president of industrial and alternative project delivery. ©IWC 2009

This presentation describes challenges faced by three FGD makeup water systems. Facility #1 pulls high quality stream water requiring only clarification and filtration. Facility #2 utilizes sanitary treatment effluent requiring further treatment, including chlorination, filtration, and ultraviolet disinfection. Facility #3 uses brackish water requiring desalination with solids removal.

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