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Main Title Evaluation of full-scale sugar beet transport water solids dewatering system /
Author Figueroa, M. F. ; Brunner, F. A. ; Williams, F. S. ; Buzzell, Jr, J. C.
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Figueroa, M. F.
CORP Author Sverdrup and Parcel and Associates, Inc., St. Louis, MO.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab.-Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1980
Report Number EPA/600/2-80/089; EPA-68-01-3289
Stock Number PB80-205826
Subjects Sugar--Manufacture and refining--Waste disposal--North Dakota. ; Sugar beet--North Dakota. ; Sewage--Purification. ; Sugar--Manufacture and refining--North Dakota--Waste disposal
Additional Subjects Sugar beets ; Sludge disposal ; Vacuum filtration ; Sludge drying ; Dewatering ; Sedimentation ; Clarification ; Lagoons(Ponds) ; Odors ; Odor detection ; North Dakota
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NTIS  PB80-205826 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 124 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Abstract
The objectives of this study were to evaluate a full-scale vacuum filtration system for dewatering solids removed from the transport water in an operating beet sugar plant in terms of operational reliability and efficiency, economics, and ultimate disposal of the dewatered solids. At the plant study site the solids in the beet transport water are removed in a clarifier and piped to the Mud House. Waste lime mud from the sugar processing is added to the clarifier underflow to serve as a filter aid. The combined sludge is dewatered on two vacuum filters. The filter cake is pumped to a storage lagoon adjacent to the Mud House.
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Prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio, submitted by Sverdrup & Parcel and Associates, Inc., under contract no. 68-01-3289. Microfiche.