Cost of Cr(VI) Removal from Groundwater   IMPORTANT NOTE: This cost tool was developed by Water Quality & Treatment Solutions, Inc. (WQTS), and is made publicly available with financial support from the Water Research Foundation (WaterRF). This tool is provided solely for informational purposes. The calculations are based upon literature, empirical experience, and research, but are not a substitute to site-specific data collection and economic analysis by a licensed design professional. WaterRF and WQTS provide no guarantee of the accuracy of these calculations and assume no responsibility for their use.  
  Developed by WQTS, Inc. © 2013 - All Rights Reserved  
  with Support from the Water Research Foundation    
  Version 2.0    
  Please Enter Known Information:         Treatment System Capacity = gpm     Opinion of Probable Costs (2012):      
  Cr(VI) MCL Being Targeted:       Please Answer the following Questions with Yes or No:              
  Cr(VI) MCL =   µg/L           Capital Cost ($M): Lower End   Upper End  
  Target % of MCL in Treated Water =   %   Question 1:       SBA Treatment =  
            The Regenerable Ion-Exchange Process (SBA) may generate a Salt Brine that     WBA Treatment =  
  Well Information:               RCF Treatment =  
  Well Capacity =   gpm   this Brine to an onsite sewer without treatment? (Yes/No)              
  Well % Utilization =   %             Annual O&M Cost ($/yr): Lower End   Upper End  
            Question 2:         SBA Treatment =  
  Water Quality Information:         If the answer to Question 1 is "Yes", skip this question and go to Question 3.     WBA Treatment =  
  Raw Water Cr(VI) =   µg/L   If the answer to Question 1 is "No", can you discharge the waste brine to an onsite     RCF Treatment =  
  Raw Water pH =       sewer if the Chromium is removed first from the brine? (Yes/No)            
  Raw Water Alkalinity =   mg/L CaCO3             Total Annualized Cost ($/yr): Lower End   Upper End  
  Raw Water Conductivity =   µS/cm   Question 3:         SBA Treatment =  
  Raw Water Uranium =   µg/L       WBA Treatment =  
  Raw Water Nitrate =   mg/L NO3         RCF Treatment =  
  Raw Water Sulfate =   mg/L   this waste washwater to an onsite sewer without treatment? (Yes/No)            
                      Total Water Cost ($/AF): Lower End   Upper End  
  Capital Financing Terms:         Question 4:         SBA Treatment =  
  Capital Amortization Period =   years   Is your well located in California? (Yes/No)       WBA Treatment =  
  Amortization Interest Rate =   %             RCF Treatment =