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Tailgate Test Kit for Determining Appropriate Sediment Reducing Chemicals and Dose Rates

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  07/31/2017

Summary:

The Tailgate Test Kit quickly and easily identifies flocculants that reduce turbidity in construction stormwater discharge. The mobile test setup efficiently determines which of the many available products works best for a particular construction site. In this study, 13 product combinations were tested. A short list of five tests was developed, as well as worksheets to aid in calculating the amount of flocculant needed and developing scale-up procedures.

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