With so much at stake, investing in any capital project is one that will take a great deal of planning and consideration. Many factors, including cost, safety, and reliability, should always be considered. On-site sodium hypochlorite generation (OSHG) is one of those investments that should be heavily researched before moving forward.
As the second-largest provider of potable water in the state of Georgia, the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (CCMWA) prides itself on using the latest technology and innovation in water treatment to ensure optimal efficiency and safety in its operations.
As concerns mount regarding the safety and security of using chlorine gas for water disinfection, the use of sodium hypochlorite (bleach) to create oxidants for water and wastewater treatment has quickly become considered the safer alternative.
The beginning of a growing need
Over a decade ago, two of the fastest-growing communities in the United States were forced to make some big decisions. Just southeast of Phoenix in Maricopa County, AZ, the adjacent neighborhoods of Gilbert and Chandler realized that they were not prepared to meet the needs of their growing communities. Knowing that they would need to take action quickly, these suburbs decided to join forces to address what was obviously their most significant concern — water.