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Main Title Progress Report of NHA - USPHS Household Sewage Disposal Project.
CORP Author Public Health Service, Cincinnati, Ohio. Water and Sanitation Investigations
Year Published 1947
Stock Number PB-260 175
Additional Subjects Waste disposal ; Household Sewage Disposal Project ; Municipalities ; Sewage disposal ; Household wastes ; Septic tanks ; Regulations ; Soil analysis ; Garbage disposal ; Solid wastes ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-260 175 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 80p
Abstract The Household Sewage Disposal Project, inaugurated in 1946, required emphasis on special testing and investigation work. Specific areas examined include: literature review; investigation of existing installations; operation of septic tanks and subsurface systems; sampling; laboratory investigation of soil clogging; 10 and 20-year cleaning intervals; extreme freezing conditions; effect of tree and shrubbery roots; effects of residential garbage grinding; distribution boxes, investigation of tank proportions; discharge of grease; relationship of sodium and calcium to soil-clogging action; relationships among seepage, evaporation, and transpiration; new methods of disposal; and development of standards.
PUB Date Free Form 1 Aug 47
Category Codes 13B
NTIS Prices PC A05/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323706343
Origin NTIS
Type CAT