Operation of a 7-Mile Digested Sludge Outfall

by Norman B. Hume,
Robert D. Bargman,
Charles G. Gunnerson,
Charles E. Imel,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 3, Pg. 306-321

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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