Direct Recharge of Ground Water with Sewage Effluents

by R.B. Krone,
P.H. McGauhey,
H.B. Gotaas,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 4, Pg. 1-25

Document Type: Journal Paper


Report on 3 yr study of feasibility and public health safety of injecting sewage effluents directly into underground aquifers; mixtures of settled raw sewage and water were used to recharge 5-ft thick confined aquifer located 95 ft underground; results show that direct recharge of groundwaters is safe and feasible method of waste water reclamation and ground water replenishment.

Subject Headings: Public health and safety | Water reclamation | Groundwater recharge | Sewage | Effluents | Feasibility studies | Aquifers | Mixtures

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