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Water Treatment Methods

You can find guidance on various water treatment methods, including baffling factors, T10 calculations, alternate disinfectants, requirements for pathogen treatment techniques, and using chlorine dioxide.
Selection of Baffling Factors and Operating Conditions for T10 Calculations
The purpose of this document is to describe the method that TCEQ staff will use to determine the value of the baffling factor, basin volume, and flow rate for the equation above in the absence of emperical data.
Alternate Disinfectants: Standby Units and Spare Parts
This staff guidance document provides public water systems with information for water treatment plants using continuous disinfection to satisfy the Surface Water Treatment Rule by treating surface water or groundwater which is under the direct influence of surface water. These treatment plants must provide standby disinfection equipment to ensure uninterrupted operation.
Meeting Treatment Technique Requirements for Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Viruses
This staff guidance document provides public water systems with information on pathogen-removal and pathogen-inactivation criteria when treating surface water, groundwater under the influence of surface water, or rain water.
Use of Chlorine Dioxide
This staff guidance document provides public water systems with information on the proper use of the disinfectant chlorine dioxide.