Bangor Water District

      Treatment of the District's Drinking Water 



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Water Treatment Overview

Ozone:  Primary disinfectant used to achieve 3 log Giardia inactivation

Ultraviolet Light: Water disinfectant used to inactivate chemically resistant parasites such as Cryptosporidium

Chloramines: Chlorine and ammonia are combined to produce chloramines a long lasting disinfectant protecting water as it flows through the piping system.

Hydrofluorosilisic Acid: added for dental health

Soda Ash:  To raise the alkalinity and pH of the water to minimize lead and copper leaching from home plumbing


 


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Because of Floods Pond's high quality, these are the only treatment processes required
to ensure safe water at the tap.

 

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Last modified: September 30, 2016