Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 1 OF 9
|Main Title||Design Seminar Handout: Sludge Treatment and Disposal, 1977.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Technology Transfer and Regulatory Support.|
|Additional Subjects||Disinfection ; Municipal wastes ; Sewage sludge ; Pollution control ; Stabilization ; Sewage treatment plants ; Chlorination ; Lagoons ; Irradiation ; Heat treatment ; Digestion ; Anaerobic processes ; Aerobic processes ;|
The purpose of the report is to present a review of stabilization and disinfection methods for municipal wastewater treatment plant sludges. Particular emphasis is on lime stabilization. Other unit processes which are discussed include anaerobic and aerobic digestion, chlorination, heat treatment, flash drying, long-term lagooning, and irradiation. A comparison of the performance, capital and annual operation and maintenance costs for lime stabilization and anaerobic digestion have also been included.