Answered by Water Witch (840 pts) 2 years Ago
Is it possible for WQ samples to be affected by manganese?--TC samples are coming back "unsuitable" and we're stumped.
We provide potable water to rural residents--some of our wells draw from an aquifer that possesses excess iron and manganese. We used to employ coagulation and then shifted to filtration. We take compliance samples (Total coliform and E. coli) and our lab has periodically (but not always) rejected ...