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Author Perkins, Richard J.

Title Onsite Wastewater Disposal
Published Milton : CRC Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (239 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; 1 Introduction; PART I: AN OVERVIEW OF ONSITE WASTEWATER DISPOSAL; 2 Regulations and Processes; Codes and Regulations; The Treatment Process; The Disposal Process; 3 Selection of Site and System; Site Evaluation; System Selection; System Location; PART II: SYSTEM DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND MAINTENANCE; 4 Waste Process; Septic Tanks; Dosing Chambers; 5 Conventional Waste Disposal Systems; Conventional Drain Fields; Deep Absorption Trenches; Seepage Pits; Cesspools; Absorption Beds; Leaching Chambers; 6 Modifications of Conventional Systems
Alternating Drain FieldsElevated Drain Fields; Sand Mounds; Land Application; Sand Filters; 7 Low-Impact Systems; Evapotranspiration; Holding Tanks; Composting Toilets; Grey Water Systems; Disinfection; PART III: SYSTEM SUPPORT; 8 Solving Problems; Toilet Wonâ#x80;#x99;t Flush; Liquid Ponded Over Drain Field; Siting and System Problems; Infiltration Problems; 9 Water Conservation; Leaks; Retrofits; Behavior; Appliances; 10 Lot Evaluation; Appendix: Formulas; Bibliography; Index
Summary "This practical book, co-published with the National Environmental Health Association, describes the step-by-step procedures needed to avoid common pitfalls in septic system technology. Valuable in matching the septic system to the site-specific conditions, this useful book will help you install a reliable system in both suitable and difficult environments. Septic tank installers, planners, state and local regulators, civil and sanitary engineers, consulting engineers, architects, homeowners, academics, and land developers will find this publication valuable."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sanitation, Household -- United States
Sanitation, Rural -- United States
Sewage disposal, Rural -- United States
Sanitation, Household.
Sanitation, Rural.
Sewage disposal, Rural.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351075187