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Drinking Water Engineering and Science An interactive open-access journal

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Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 10, 13-26, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/dwes-10-13-2017
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11 May 2017
Riverbank filtration for the treatment of highly turbid Colombian rivers
CC BY 4.0
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In Colombia in the last decades, turbidity and contamination events have become a major concern for many environmental authorities and drinking water companies. Therefore, there is a need for alternative technologies to improve the quality of the source water used for the water supply. This article assesses the potential of using riverbank filtration for the highly turbid waters in Colombia, emphasizing water quality improvement and the influence of clogging by suspended solids.
In Colombia in the last decades, turbidity and contamination events have become a major concern...
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