Investing in drinking water and wastewater systems is an essential step in protecting both public health and the environment. Yet, given the recent economic climate, making the decision to move forward on any capital project is one that involves a great deal of planning and consideration. Two key factors that should always be considered are cost and reliability.
Chlorate (ClO3-) continues to be a much-watched contaminant by both regulatory bodies and the water industry. With potential chlorate-producing processes in food preparation, agriculture, or within the water treatment process, scientific studies into this contaminant have increased in number and priority.