A treatment plant’s desired chlorine dosage rate is 3.5mg/L, and its current flow rate is 8000 gallons per minute.
What should the pounds per day setting be on
the plant’s chlorinator?
lb/day = mg/L x 8.34 x (MGD)
= 3.5 x 8.34 x (8000 gal/min x 1440 min/day ÷1,000,000 gal/Mgal)
= 336 lb/day