Back to Filter Troubleshooting & Design Handbook (PDF)
Troubleshooting granular filters can take hours and frustrate even the most experienced water operators. Find and solve filter problems fast with this handbook.
Authored by a filter designer and consultant who holds several patents in filtration, this book has all the information needed to troubleshoot granular media filters, understand how they work, and maintain optimum filter performance.
Table of Contents
2. Driving Head
3. Plenum/Flume Hydraulics
4. Filter Support Gravel
5. Filter Media
7. Optimizing Backwash
8. Filter Controls
9. Gravity Filter Troubleshooting Procedures
10. Pressure Filters
11. Filter Maintenance
Appendix: Water Treatment Chemistry and Jar Testing Procedures
Appendix: Troubleshooting Checklists
Appendix: Historical Records