Notes_-_Wastewater_Treatment

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Unformatted text preview: How much wastewater do we produce each day? Wastewater Characteristics These values are rough estimates only and vary greatly by locale. Wastewater treatment systems Decentralized Septic tank Waste stabilization ponds Facultative lagoon Maturation lagoon Land treatment Wastewater treatment systems Decentralized Septic tank Waste stabilization ponds Facultative lagoon Maturation lagoon Land treatment Centralized Sewer systems Definitions Flocculation removing solid components from a liquid. Usually from adding a flocculating agent that causes small suspended particles to clump together. Floc the flakes caused by the clumping together of small suspended solids Coagulation changing from a liquid to a thickened or solid state; "coagulated blood" Conventional Community (Centralized) Sewage Treatment Sludge drying bed or mechanical dewatering process Typical Municipal Wastewater Treatment System Primary Treatment Secondary Treatment Tertiary Treatment Sludge Treatment & Disposal Preliminary Wastewater Treatment System Solids to Landfill Preliminary Treatment Facilities...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2010 for the course ENGR 514 taught by Professor Snitter during the Fall '10 term at Oregon Tech.

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