DECHLORINATION


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<emphasis role="bold">DECHLORINATION</emphasis>
<emphasis role="bold">DECHLORINATION</emphasis>Much attention has been focused on the toxic effects of chlorinated effluent. Both free chlorine and chloramine residuals are toxic to fish and other aquatic organisms, even at concentrations less than 0.02 mg/L. Although fish are repelled by low levels of chlorine and frequently escape harm, other aquatic organisms in the food chain may be killed by chlorine discharges. Dechlorination—the removal of remaining chlorine—is required in most states. Stream standards have been established, in most parts of the country, which limit TRC. However, carcinogenic chlorination byproducts will not be reduced by…
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Water Environment Federation: Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: WEF Manual of Practice No. 8 ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 76, Fifth Edition. DECHLORINATION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export