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 Reno, Nevada (Round 1)

Site Information
Location: Reno, NV
Population: 8,285
Address: South Truckee Meadows General Improvement District
Washoe County Water Resources
4930 Energy Way
Reno, NV 89502
Contact: John Hulett
Demonstration Site: South Virginia St. and Damonte Parkway
Enclosed Space: 200
Source Water: Ground Water
Maximum Daily Flow: 350 gpm
Existing Treatment: Chlorination + Blending
Arsenic Removal Technology: U.S. Filter Iron Media
Disposal Option: Sewer or Storage Tank


Project Status
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) signed Completed
CRADA approved by legal Completed
EPA/contractor site visit Completed
Contractor/system agreement Completed
Plans submitted Completed
Plans approved Completed
Equipment installed Completed
Study began Completed
Study completed Completed
Six-month report cleared Completed
Final report cleared Completed


Source Water Quality
Analysis mg/L Analysis mg/L
Total As 0.045 avg. pH – Units 7.4
As (III) <0.002 Ca 8
As (V) 0.045 Mg 3
Fe 0.02 Na 30
Mn N/D Chloride 5
PO4 – P 0.157* Hardness as CaCO3 32
Si** 31* T. Alkalinity as CaCO3 85
SO4 28 TOC N/A

Note: All data provided by utility except as noted.
N/A = Not available
N/D = Non-detectable
* = Data provided by EPA.
** = Changed original value of 71 as SiO2.


Tom Sorg

See Also

Federal Register Environmental Documents: Arsenic Treatment Demonstrations

How to Participate

Demo Site Information form (PDF) (2 pp, 57 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions

Publications on Arsenic

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