Now that you have read the post Bleach Disinfection, try working the following practice problems on your own.
- How many gallons of bleach at 5.25 percent will be needed to disinfect a 12-inch pipeline that is 3,000 feet long? Use a dosage of 50 ppm and a specific gravity of 1.2.
- The Stump Treatment Plant disinfects its flow of 16.8 MGD with 8.25 percent available sodium hypochlorite with a specific gravity of 1.8 to obtain a dosage of 3.3 mg/L. How many gallons of sodium hypochlorite will the plant use a day?
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