How City Water Purification Works: Drinking and Wastewater

Cities purify millions of gallons of drinking and wastewater daily. This incredible process happens behind the scenes, day and night. Let’s take a closer look at the processes that make it all possible!

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0:00 Intro
0:17 Drinking Water
0:41 Intake
1:15 Coagulation and Flocculation
2:56 Ozonation
4:29 Filtration
5:35 Final Disinfection
6:11 Clearwell (storage)
6:35 Wastewater
6:55 Headworks
7:48 Grit Chamber
8:38 Primary Clarification
10:05 Secondary Treatment
11:10 Final Clarification
11:30 Final Disinfection
11:43 Outfall

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