Water Treatment Process

When you turned on the taps this morning, it’s likely you gave little thought as to how it arrived there. In fact, many technologies and techniques were used to process the water and ensure its quality before arriving at your fingertips.

The City’s water treatment plant is an 88 million litres-per-day plant uniquely designed to treat water in a single or blended format from two sources: Penticton Creek and Okanagan Lake. Here’s some more information about it was treated.

Step 1: Okanagan Lake Pump Station and Penticton Creek Dam

Step 2: Blend Chamber

Step 3: Coagulation & Flocculation

Step 4: Dissolved Air Floatation

Step 5: Filtration

Step 6: Disinfection

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