Tapioca is a productive crop in poor soils and requires the least labor in cultivation and can tolerate drought, but the labor requirement in processing after harvest is high (Radhakrishnan 1996). Determination of sample color was done using absorbance reading and standard curve relating absorbance and CU. Water Res 34:3247–3257. Hence, the optimized dosages were further optimized for varied mixing speed and time for each stage of coagulation. This process highlights a water treatment mechanism that stimulates the aggregation of suspended particles to settleable flocs by the destabilization of the charged colloids thus, neutralizing the forces that keep them apart. 1999, in their experiments where they stated that the destabilization of particles was enhanced by the increase in charged groups followed by charge neutralization, resulting in a decrease in optimum dosage. Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits any use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and the source are credited. Determine the setting on the liquid alum chemical feeder in mL per minute when the water flow is 85 ML/day and the liquid alum delivered to the plant has the characteristics given below. CSUSB recently collected samples from the east bay at Canyon Lake. The work has been intended and implemented based on three stages. One of their most important features is the ability (flexibility) to be shaped into different forms such as fibers, hydrogels, beads, sponges, and membranes (Mano et al. Maier (2004) showed that modeling of alum dosage used in the coagulation process. - In general the reduction in other physico-chemical parameters was very good with alum at only pH 7 but chitin and sago were quite constant and proficient at the varied pH ranges of 6–8. PubMed Google Scholar. 4. While it is understandable that these coagulants are meant as simple domestic point of use (POU) technology, there have also been numerous studies focused on their usage for treatment of industrial wastewaters. 2013). Chlorine dose had a substantial impact on the concentration and characteristics of DOM, and accordingly on the optimum dosage range of alum for effective coagulation of algae cells. The time of macrofloc formation (flocculation time) is one of the operating parameters that is given great consideration in any water treatment plant that involves coagulation–flocculation operations. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. focus of research of many investigators through the last decade owing to the problems caused by the chemical coagulants. Appl Water Sci 7, 451–460 (2017). Natural coagulants have been the The best performance of alum in removing turbidity from water was obtained at pH 7 following by pH 6. Starch offers certain advantages such as availability (easy to obtain), cost, neutral pH conditions, etc., thus, makes their uses reasonable. This reduction may be attributed to charge reversal and destabilization of colloidal particles due to overdosing as also suggested by Yukselen and Gregory (2004). Prog Polym Sci 31:603–632, Roussy J, Van Vooren M, Dempsey B, Guibal E (2005) Influence of chitosan characteristics on the coagulation and the flocculation of bentonite suspensions. In particular, the increasing costs of conventional adsorbents undoubtedly make polysaccharide-based materials one of the most attractive biosorbents for wastewater treatment. Using a conductivity cell which was calibrated at 40NTU standard suspension 6 with both speeds. 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