Continuous/periodic injection regimes

For oxidization treatments, you can continuously inject in addition to periodic injections.

Continuous, preventive injection regimes Periodic (reactive) injection regime

Continuous injection regimes of low concentration chlorine are generally defined as one hour, every three days to create a surplus chlorine concentration of 0.2–0.5 ppm at the end of the last treated lateral.

In many places, drinking water is chlorinated. This treatment is similar to that made to drinking water – a very low dose, all the time, to prevent build up.

Periodic injection regimes of higher concentration chlorine involve injection for one hour several times during the season.

Another name is “shock treatment”, which is made by a specific date or at the first observance of symptoms of flow reduction (e.g. reported by the controller).

The goal is to disintegrate all organic sediments and slime that accumulate in the laterals and drip emitters. The objective is to achieve 3.0–5.0 ppm concentration at the end of the last treated lateral. Therefore, a higher concentration is required at the beginning to achieve this concentration by the end of the lateral.


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