Some Design Considerations for Oxidation Ponds

by E.F. Gloyna,
E.R. Hermann,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-20

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Factors which influence operation of oxidation ponds; design should be based upon proposed effiuent usage, BOD load, climatic characteristics and geographical location; uniform inlet and flow through distribution systems, bank stabilization and elimination of mosquito breeding places are of prime importance; BOD loadings up to 200 lb/Ac/D are possible.

Subject Headings: Oxidation | Ponds | Load distribution | Flow distribution | Load and resistance factor design | Climates | Inlets (waterway) |

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