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Modern trends in sludge management

Modern trends in sludge management

proceedings of a seminar held in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 5-6 April, 1982

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

One of four post-conference seminars held concurrently in Pretoria after the 11th IAWPRC Biennial Conference, Cape Town, 29 March-2 April, 1982.

Statementeditor: J.E. McGlashan.
SeriesWater science and technology -- vol. 15, no. 1
ContributionsMcGlashan, J. E., International Association on Water Pollution Research and Control.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20968042M
ISBN 100080304168

Waste hierarchy. The waste hierarchy refers to the "3 Rs" Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, which classifies waste management strategies according to their desirability in terms of waste waste hierarchy is the cornerstone of most waste minimisation strategies. The aim of the waste hierarchy is to extract the maximum practical benefits from products and to generate the minimum amount. Sludge, which is usually incinerated or used as agricultural fertilizer, contains a whole series of harmful substances that complicate the task of sludge management. But sludge also contains a number of nutrients such as phosphorus, nitrogen and potassium. Hence the goal of sewage sludge management is to remove sludge pollutants while retainingFile Size: 1MB.

An introduction to faecal sludge management This first week of this course includes an overview of what faecal sludge is, and the importance of an integrated approach to faecal sludge management. It provides an introduction to what is currently lacking, weak links in the service chain, and also presents positive examples of what is working/5(78). This paper was read at the Annual Conference of the Institution of Municipal and County Engineers. It presents in reasonably small compass the prevailing views upon the subject of sewage disposal and describes the principles underlying modern practice. Commencing with self-purification or disposal by dilution the authors trace the various stages in which carbonaceous and nitrogenous compounds Author: S. G. Wardley, J. A. Christian.

According to Jack Leonard, Ph.D., there are many new technologies available for industrial wastewater treatment, and the things they can do are truly amazing.“However, they aren’t being used as much as they could,” said Leonard, president of the Environmental Management Institute (Indianapolis, Ind.), which offers a number of courses related to hazardous material and environmental. annual amount of sludge/biosolids generated. Presently in New Hampshire and throughout the United States, three major management options exist for sludge/biosolids. They are incineration, landfilling and land application. In , 97, wet tons (WT) of sludge were generated in the state, which was disposed of in the following ways:File Size: KB.


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