The Lake Station plant softens the raw well water using sand and sodium hydroxide. A chemical reaction draws the iron and manganese out of the water and onto the grains of sand. Foreground, grains of sand coated with the metals removed from the water.
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The Lake Station plant softens the raw well water using sand and sodium hydroxide. A chemical reaction draws the iron and manganese out of the water and onto the grains of sand. Foreground, grains of sand coated with the metals removed from the water.

Filename: 20161110_8507.jpg
Source: John Nelson
Date: 10 Nov 2016
Location: Lake Station Indiana USA
Credit: www.johnnelsonphoto.com
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Keywords:
  • Indiana
  • Lake Station
  • clean water
  • natural resources
  • tap water
  • water
  • water infrastructure