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Apparatus for the removal of heavy metals from acidic wastewater and chemical solutions

An apparatus which uses a process reactor having three separate reaction stages to remove high concentrations of 3000 mg/l heavy metals from acidic wastewater and chemical solutions. During each of three stages the pH level of the wastewater is increased and sludge and flocculate organic and metal hydroxyl matters are removed from the wastewater to provide clean water which is discharged in to a sewer system.
Inventors: 

T. Richard Lee

Ye Yi

Patent Number: 
US7048854
Patent Issue Date: 
June 23, 2006
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