Mobilization

HAB spent the first day of the White Lake project preparing equipment for the application.  This included assembly of the barge’s application boom, programing the barge’s computerized dosing system, launching the barge into the lake, setting up on-shore storage tanks and confirming the delivery plan for the alum and buffer.  A small restricted work area…

Alum Floc

The key to a successful alum application is the formation of the floc and the precise placement of the floc within the lake. The floc is formed when the liquid alum and buffer mixes with lake water after application. It is a whitish-green precipitant, is denser than water and sinks through the water column at…