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Video: New Filtration System Means Bye-Bye, MTBE

Eight filtering tanks, each the size of a large pick-up truck, are being installed at the city's groundwater recovery plant to remove a gasoline additive (MTBE) that leaked into the water supply three years ago.

smoothpuss2 May 24, 2011 at 02:07 AM
Jenna, you left out the part that the City does not have the special sand that has to come from the mid-west to get this plant going. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of this sand and there is only one manufacturer.
Jenna Chandler May 24, 2011 at 05:38 AM
I believe they're going to use coconut shells, and yes it has to be shipped in. Curry said they'll probably need two shipments per year. Staffers have budgeted $400,000 annually for the maintenance and operation of the GAC (including the cost those coconuts!)

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