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Consider a conventional surface water treatment facility with a maximum day design capacity of 35 million gallons per day (mgd)

Determine the configuration and dimensions for a 3-stage flocculaton system which uses horizontal paddle wheels. Determine the number of flocculations basins required. Determines the dimensions of each flocculation basin (width, length of each stage, total length, water depth, and freeboard), the detention time in each stage, the velocity gradient G in each stage, the blade configuration for the horizontal paddle wheel assemblies, and required motor horsepower for each stage. Clearly document any assumptions that you make.

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