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MECKOW EPA20

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MECKOW EPA20 Technical FAQs

What levels of raw water turbidity can be treated by the Meckow EPA20?

If the water turbidity is high the unit will need to be backwashed more regularly. If the turbidity is excessively high a settling tank will need to be in place before the water is received at the treatment plant. The quantity of Chemicals used in the process may need to be increased.

What is the treatment process?

The MECKOW EPA20 utilises conventional water treatment processes, with coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection stages.

How are the Filters cleaned?

The sand filters are cleaned by backwashing, this is achieved by reversing the flow of the other three filter tanks.

Does the system work under pressure?

No, once the water has entered the initial flocculation tank the process is carried out by gravity.

Can the MECKOW EPA20 be relocated?

Yes, as the unit comes in kit form it may be dismantled and moved to a new site.

Can the MECKOW EPA20 remove Heavy Metals in water?

Yes, the system is designed to deal with Iron, Magnesium and Sulphur.

Can the MECKOW EPA20 remove Guinea Worm?

Yes.

Can the MECKOW EPA20 remove Fluoride in water?

The system will remove fluoride if the fluoride in the water is combined with organic matter. If it is dissolved fluoride then the unit may not remove it completely.

Can water filtered through the MECKOW EPA20 be used to water plants and grass?

Yes, there will be no detrimental effect on plants or grass.

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