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Progress

5/9/14

Final prototype created, see here

5/9/14

Empty bed contact time (third column test) ended, see results here

5/6/14

Completed pH batch test, see results here

5/1/14

Began pH batch test

4/23/14

Second prototype created, see here

4/8/14

Began and completed headloss testing, see results here

Sieve sizes of #25-#35 used for prototype media

3/31/14

Began third column test to determine appropriate empty bed contact time for media
Media tested: AquaBind SP-70

3/31/14

Ended second column test, see results here
See test 1 and 2 combined results here

AquaBind SP-70 has been selected as the final media

3/10/14

Began second column test, see column testing pics here
Media tested include: AquaBind SP-70, Bayoxide E33 and MetSorb

3/8/14

Ended preliminary column testing, see results here

3/4/14

Initial prototype created, see here

2/21/14

Began preliminary column testing
Media tested include: AquaBind SP-70, Bayoxide E33 and MetSorb

12/16/13

Submitted the Project Proposal and Feasibility Study for review.

11/25/13

Completed second round of mass loading testing, see results here
Media tested include: AquaBind SP-70, AquaBind MP, Bayoxide E33, Hematite and MetSorb

Eliminated AquaBind MP and Hematite from future media testing

11/19/13

Completed first round of mass loading testing.
Media tested include: AquaBind SP-70, AquaBind MP, Bayoxide E33, Hematite and MetSorb

11/17/13

Completed first round of kinetics testing.
Media tested include: AquaBind SP-70, AquaBind MP, Bayoxide E33, Hematite and MetSorb

11/01/13

Successfully gathered specular hematite from Champion Mine in Champion, MI. Click here to see pictures from the trip.

10/15/13

Final media for initial laboratory testing were selected. These media are listed below:
     - Aquabind SP-70
     - Aquabind MP
     - Bayoxide E33
     - Hematite
     - MetSorb

   
   
   


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