Article | February 9, 2015

Banish Bromate: Managing Bromate Formation In Your Ozone Disinfection Process

Source: Pinnacle Ozone

By Louis LeBrun, PE and Thoram Charanda, Pinnacle Ozone Solutions

Until the last decade, bromate was seldom a topic of concern for most treatment facilities. However, an increasing shift toward ozone-based disinfection processes has raised awareness of bromide concentrations in raw water and the potential to form bromate through the disinfection process.

Fortunately, most plants looking to use ozone can confidently address bromate formation by properly understanding their ozone demand and how it interacts with bromate chemistry.