ALTIVIA, headquartered in Houston, TX is an experienced manufacturer and distributor of chemicals primarily for Water Treatment.

Applications

Odor Control

Applicable Products:

Ferric Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate

Sulfate reducing bacteria found within the slime layer of sewer pipe walls reduce sulfate to sulfite. If sulfides are left untreated in the liquid stream, H2S can volatize into the gas form and cause odor and corrosion issues.

Ferrous iron reacts with sulfide in the following ways:
  • Fe2+ + S2-      FeS
  • Fe2+ + HS-      FeS + H+
  • Fe2+ + H2S      FeS + 2H+
Ferric iron reacts with sulfide in the following ways:
  • 2Fe3+ + S2-      2Fe2+ + S
  • 2Fe3+ +3HS-      Fe2S3 + 3H+

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