Carbon dioxide – Usage in water treatment & the food sector


Carbon dioxide plays a diverse role in many industries, and this is on the move, particularly when seeking energy conservation alternatives and environmentally friendly applications.

I have often spoken of applications for carbon dioxide in water treatment. Logically speaking, carbon dioxide in municipal and industrial water treatment systems is one of the best applications available today.

Before reviewing the subject of Ph reduction via a merchant-grade CO2, when delivered from a bank of cylinders or the larger low pressure receivers, I will review some of today’s hot topics as related to application of CO2 for growth enhancement of seaweed, algae, and related.

These subjects are not true ‘water treatment’ applications for CO2; however, they are water borne in application.

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