Radioactive Contamination Removal from Waste Water: Evaluation of Performance

by K. E. Cowser,
Roy J. Morton,


Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 55-76


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: The second of two papers relating to the design and operation of a plant at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the collection, treatment, and disposal of large volume (0.5 - 0.7 mgd), low-level radioactive liquid waste. The paper covers the performance of the lime-soda softening process treatment place and shows that it is an effective and economical method for the removal of strontium and other materials.

Subject Headings: Radioactive wastes | Materials processing | Waste disposal | Waste treatment plants | Lime | Economic factors | Water pollution | Wastewater management

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