Chromium-6 Stannous Chloride Demonstration Project

CVWD recently completed a full-scale demonstration project using stannous chloride treatment for the water system serving Indio Hills, Sky Valley and some areas in and around Desert Hot Springs. The project successfully reduced Cr-6 to Cr-3 using stannous chloride, an approved drinking water and food additive. Because of this testing, CVWD is prepared to meet anticipated future chromium-6 drinking water standards set by the state. The stannous chloride treatment option is substantially less expensive and has less impact to the community and the environment than other methods.

Improvement District 8: Full-Scale Stannous Chloride Demonstration Results

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