Sanitary Considerations of Five-Mile Ocean Outfall

by Charles H. Lawrance,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 3, Pg. 294-327

Document Type: Journal Paper


Discussion of engineering considerations which led to construction of submarine outfall of Los Angeles, Calif, Hyperion plant; results of general as well as specific studies are presented; oceanographic considerations; testing of pollutant propagation and bacterial performance in ocean water and on beaches; requirements on design of outfall and diffuser; operation of outfall, in use since Mar 1961, proved satisfactory.

Subject Headings: Ocean engineering | Construction management | Submerging | Oceanography | Bacteria | Water pollution | Beaches | Diffusion | Los Angeles | California | United States

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