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Main Title Reducing runoff pollution using vegetated borderland for manure application sites
Author Westerman, Philip W. ; Overcash, Michael R. ; Bingham, Samuel C.
CORP Author North Carolina State Univ. at Raleigh. Dept. of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Publisher Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ;
Year Published 1983
Report Number EPA 600/2-83/022; EPA-R-804608; PB83189274
Stock Number PB83-189274
OCLC Number 13440761
Additional Subjects Runoff ; Agricultural wastes ; Grasses ; Water pollution control ; Livestock ; Environmental impacts ; Poultry ; Dilution ; Mathematical models ; One dimensional flow ; Fluid infiltration ; Land application ; Manure
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EMBD  EPA/600/2-83/022 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 10/27/1995
NTIS  PB83-189274 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation xii, 84 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the mechanisms and effectiveness of vegetated buffer zones or borderland areas in reducing pollutional impact on rainfall runoff from sites used for land application of livestock and poultry manure. The effect of grass buffer-zone length on the reduction of pollutant concentration and mass in runoff from land application areas was studied over a nine-month period for several different buffer-area length/application-area length ratios. Also, one-dimensional mathematical models were developed to investigate the effects of dilution and infiltration. The model and experimental results suggest that infiltration is the major factor affecting buffer-zone length.
Final report. "March 1983." "Grant no. R-804608." "PB83-189274"--Cover. Bibliography: p. 83-84.