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RECORD NUMBER: 138 OF 280
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Improving Design and Operation of Heat Treatment/Low Pressure Oxidation Systems.|
|CORP Author||Metcalf and Eddy, Inc., Wakefield, MA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Water Engineering Research Lab.|
|Report Number||EPA-68-03-3208; EPA/600/2-86/036;|
|Additional Subjects||Heat treatment ; Oxidation ; Sludge ; Activated sludge process ; Upgrading ; Design criteria ; Instructions ; Optimization ; Schematic diagrams ; Flow rate ; Layout ; Maintenance ; Process charting ; Odors ; Tables(Data) ; Low pressure ; Thermal conditioning|
The purpose of the investigation is to document possible improvements to design, operation, and maintenance of heat treatment and low pressure oxidation systems for conditioning sludge prior to dewatering in municipal wastewater treatment plants. The information in the report is intended to supplement and qualify literature, provide a basic understanding of thermal conditioning processes, as well as to provide concise information on design considerations, operational characteristics, and process and equipment problems and possible solutions.