Municipal Water Treatment

Lime is used to condition and treat many types of water and solids across the sector including potable water, wastewater and biosolids.  Lime can also assist to balance mineral content of water supplied from desalination plants.

Lime Water Treatment

Lime is used by many municipalities/councils to improve liquid phases including to soften water, adjust pH, improve coagulation and purity remove impurities such as heavy metals and tannins. 

Lime is also commonly used to dewater biosolids, control pathogens, minimize insect vectors and neutralize odors. Graymont can assist customers with the appropriate product and provide assistance with application methods.

Further explanation and technical information can be found in the sections on Potable Water, Wastewater and Biosolids treatment of our site.

Did you know?

Limestone is composed of the mineral calcite (calcium carbonate) and/or the mineral dolomite (calcium and magnesium carbonate) along with small amounts of other minerals.