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Main Title Detergents as They Affect the Sewage Treatment Plant.
Author Becher, J, Archie E. ;
CORP Author Robert A. Taft Sanitary Engineering Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Year Published 1957
Stock Number PB-216 378
Additional Subjects ( Sewage treatment ; Detergents) ; Retarding ; Surfactants ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-216 378 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 28p
Abstract Frothing which is both a hazard and a nuisance, has frequently been associated with increased detergent use. Froth control may be accomplished by plant operational methods, sprays, defoamers, or a combination of these devices. Foam control of any kind costs money and determination of the best type of control depends on the individual plant. Evidence has been presented, in spite of some disagreement in the field, to indicate that detergents do interfere with sedimentation, coagulation, trickling filters, the activated sludge process, and sludge digestion. It does appear that different detergents have different effects on the treatment processes, and that the activated sludge process is most susceptible to their interference.
Supplementary Notes Presented at the Arkansas Water and Sewage Conference Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Ark., 18 Mar 57.
PUB Date Free Form 1957,
Category Codes 13B; 68D
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326546858
Origin NTIS
Type CAT