Category Archives for Influent Water Quality

Deck Drainage

Federal regulations and most authorities having jurisdiction require that “free oil” be removed from deck drainage prior to disposal. It is extremely difficult to predict an oil drop size distribution for rainwater or washdown water that is collected in an … Continue reading

06. September 2009 by Jack
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Soluble Oil

In every system substances that show up as “oil” in the laboratory test procedure will be dissolved in the water. This is especially true where samples are acidized for “stabilization” prior to extraction with a solvent. This soluble oil cannot … Continue reading

06. September 2009 by Jack
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Produced Water

The first step in choosing a water treating system is to characterize the influent water streams. It is necessary to know both the oil concentration in this stream and the particle size distribution associated with this concentration. This is best … Continue reading

05. September 2009 by Jack
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