Location: Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Type of project: Drinking water
Type of water: Groundwater
Controlled parameters: Iron and manganese
Flow rate: 2,355 US gallons/min
- In 2015, the City of Trois-Rivières was looking to purchase two separate iron and manganese treatment systems to meet provincial drinking water regulations.
- The City planned to use the systems to treat water from 10 groundwater wells at the Des Érables station and water from 2 wells at the Cardinal-Roy station.
- The 10 wells had different contaminant concentrations, making it harder to find a solution that would deliver the desired level of performance.
- The systems had to be integrated with the city’s existing drinking water systems.
- This large-scale project was one of the biggest greensand water treatment projects in Quebec.
- Six greensand filters complete with interconnecting stainless steel piping
- Tanks made of painted steel to provide the required flow
- Control valves installed in addition to various control panels
- Filters operating simultaneously with the flow equally split between them so they can handle the variable flows of the 10 wells
- Control panel capable of handling complex logic functions to adjust flow rates and dosing rates depending on which wells are active