Sewage Treatment Plant Design

Joint Committee of the ASCE and the Water Pollution Control Federation

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-213-5 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-213-4 (ISBN-10), 1959, Soft Cover, Pg. iii, 560
WPCF Manual of Practice no. 8

Manual of Practice No.: 36

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Manual of Practice


The purpose of this manual, Sewage Treatment Plant Design, is to summarize and interpret contemporary practice in the design of sewage treatment plants. Topics this manual covers include basic design considerations, general plant layout, plant pumping stations, screening of sewage, grit removal, flotation units, flocculation of sewage, sedimentation, chemical precipitation, activated sludge, trickling filters, miscellaneous aerobic biological treatment, sludge pumping, separate sludge digestion, sludge dewatering and disposal, chlorination of sewage, chemicals, service buildings, miscellaneous design considerations, materials and construction requirements, and design for safety.

Subject Headings: Building design | Pumping stations | Chemical treatment | Sewage | Wastewater treatment plants | Aerobic processes | Construction materials | Flocculation


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