Large Advance Waste Treatment Plants

by Donald E. Eckmann, (F.ASCE),


Serial Information: Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, 1980, Vol. 106, Issue 4, Pg. 840-846


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: During the 1960.s the Appalachian Power Company constructed a dam on the Roanoke River, creating one of the finest recreational lakes in southwestern Virginia. The City of Roanoke.s Sewage Treatment Plant, which is located upstream of the lake was enlarged and upgraded to meet an effluent requirement of: BOD = 5 mg/1; suspended solids =1 mg/1; phosphorus = -.2 mg/1; total kjeldahl nitrogen (TKN) = 2mg/1; and fecal coliform = 200/100m

Subject Headings: Waste treatment plants | Lakes | Rivers and streams | Wastewater treatment plants | Effluents | Urban areas | Sewage | Dams | Water-based recreation | North America | Virginia | United States | Roanoke

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