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Waste Water Treatment Plant Field Trip

Waste Water Treatment Plant Field Trip - area is 60,000 In...

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Knollwood Dupage CountyWaste Water Treatment Plant Field Trip 11 S 175 Madison St. , Burr Ridge, IL 60527 Phone at Sewage Plant 630-323-0677
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FIELD TRIP Wednesday 4/13/11 8:00 – 10:30 am Dupage County Waste Water Treatment Plant 11 S 175 Madison St. , Burr Ridge, IL 60527 Phone at Sewage Plant 630-323-0677 HOOP”S Cell 815-545-9249 Please show interest, respect, pay attention, no electronics, ask questions, keep up pace, don’t talk to each other!!! REPORT - Must a minimum of two pages of notes typed no larger than font 12… due Monday 4/18/11 “Ticket in the Door”
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The Knollwood facility serves the City of Darien, the Village of Willowbrook, the Village of Burr Ridge and unincorporated areas in the southeast part of the County. The estimated population of this
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Unformatted text preview: area is 60,000. In 1999, the Knollwood facility operated at 94% of capacity. The facility utilizes a secondary treatment process which consists of preliminary treatment of grit removal and fine bar screening for removal of paper, wood, and plastic products. Biological treatment is provided by complete-mix aeration tanks. Biologically treated waste is directed to clarifiers that separate the biological solids form the treated liquid. This effluent is then chlorinated for disinfection and dechlorinated prior to discharge to the Des Plaines River. Waste biological solids are hauled to the Woodridge - Greene Valley facility for further processing...
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