Environmental Problems and Products

by Philip V. DiVietro, Asst. News Editor; CIVIL ENGINEERING—ASCE, New York, N.Y.,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1979, Vol. 49, Issue 9, Pg. 94-98


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract:

Solving environment-related problems with certain products in case history format. Includes: Rebuilding a pelican's nest in Colorado, erosion control. Converting a garbage dump landfill to a public park on the Hudson River, Beacon, N.Y. Using a clay liner in a wastewater lagoon in Lisbon, N.H. Two layers of nonwoven fabric used in dam stabilization, near Kansas City, Missouri. Using a diffuser system in a sewage lagoon at Kendal retirement community, Longweed, Penn. Using a check valve to stop backsiphonage. Girl Scout camp in Bergen County, N.J. uses prepackaged physical chemical system for treating waste, for 5 yr without problems. Fiberglass panels save space and costs in a wastewater trickling filter at Allentown, Penn. wastewater facility.



Subject Headings: Environmental issues | Wastewater management | Lagoons | Chemical wastes | Chemical treatment | Clay liners | Case studies | North America | United States | Portugal | Hudson River | Europe | Lisbon | Colorado | Kansas City

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