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Studies on the Occurrence and Degradation of Condensed Phosphate in Surface Waters

Engelbrecht, Richard S. and Morgan, James J. (1959) Studies on the Occurrence and Degradation of Condensed Phosphate in Surface Waters. Sewage and Industrial Wastes, 31 (4). pp. 458-478.

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It has been suggested that the condensed phosphate compounds of synthetic detergents might find their way through sewage treatment plants and surface waters and into water supply intakes. Since STP and TSPP are known to possess inherent peptizing and deflocculating properties, their presence in water supplies could conceivably produce interferences with normal coagulation and sedimentation operations in conventional water treatment processes. The studies reported in this paper are concerned with: (a) the concentrations of condensed phosphates found in sewage effluents and in surface waters in Illinois, and (b) the persistence of condensed phosphate compounds in natural waters.

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Additional Information:© 1959 Wiley. Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting, Federation of Sewage and Industrial Wastes Assns.; Detroit, Mich.; Oct. 6-9, 1958. This investigation represents a portion of a study supported by the Association of American Soap and Glycerine Producers, Inc. Appreciation is expressed to Dr. J. C. Dietz, who was initially Director of the study; Mr. R. H. Harmeson, who supervised the collection of stream data; and Miss L. B. Boice, who was the chemist.
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Official Citation:Engelbrecht, Richard S., and James J. Morgan. “Studies on the Occurrence and Degradation of Condensed Phosphate in Surface Waters.” Sewage and Industrial Wastes, vol. 31, no. 4, 1959, pp. 458–478. JSTOR,
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