Design methodology for a large scale soil absorption bed for septic tank effluent
In recent years there has been much interest expressed by small communities in alternatives to the conventional, centralized chemical-biological wastewater treatment system. One of the alternatives is a large scale soil absorption system. In these systems each home has its own septic tank with the tank effluent conveyed to a single, large absorption field. One of the problems encountered with large scale absorption fields is the buildup of a ground water mound beneath them to the point that insufficient treatment of the effluent is provided. In an attempt to alleviate this problem a model was ...
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