Rock Filter Design Parameters

Parameter Veneta, Oregon W. Monroe, Louisiana

Hydraulic loading 0.3 0.36 rate (m3/m3-d)

Aeration None None

Disinfection Yes Yes

State of Illinois

Eudora, Kansas California, Missouri

8-15, free of fines, soft weathering stone, and no flat rock.

Post-aeration ability is necessary.

Rock media must extend 0.3 m above water surface.

Chlorination of post-aeration cell is encouraged.

Up to 1.2 in the summer; 0.4 in winter and spring 2.5


Not applicable


None 1.68

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