Operation of a 7-Mile Digested Sludge Outfall

by N.B. Hume,
R.D. Bargman,
C.G. Gunnersan,
C.E. Imel,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 71-87

Document Type: Journal Paper


Engineering and oceanographic factors which established design and construction criteria for Los Angeles' sludge outfall; one year's experience shows that operation, involving discharge of about 5 mgd of digested sludge and plant effluent into 320 ft of water, has fulfilled expectations of designers.

Subject Headings: Sludge | Water discharge | Oceanography | Construction management | Effluents

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