CART HELP
. How To Use
. View All Products
. Who We Are
. Contact Us

Drinking Water (DW) Product Categories
. Case Studies
. Design
. Finance
. General Information
. Management
. On Tap
. O & M
. Public Education
. Regulations
. Research
. Tech Briefs
. Training

Waste Water (WW) Product Categories
. Case Studies
. Design
. Finance
. General Information
. Management
. O & M
. Pipeline
. Public Education
. Regulations
. Research
. Small Flows
. Tech Overviews
. Training

Moving Our Inventory to Better Serve You

Because moving our inventory online is a work in progress, you may not find everything you want or need today. You may see a message that says, No products are currently available in this category. But don't worry! You can still use our current list and order as usual while our shelves are being filled. To order from the catalog, Download the 2010 NESC Products Catalog pdf file (932 KB in size). Eventually all of our products will be available to you through the Free Shopping Cart. We welcome your comments about this service.



Home » General Information (WW)

 Checkout
 
2004 Guidelines for Water Reuse
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

The purpose of this book is to present and summarize water reuse guidelines, with supporting information, for the benefit of utilities and regulatory agencies, particularly in the U.S. Guidelines cover water reclamation for nonpotable urban, industrial, and agricultural reuse, as well as augmentation of potable water supplies through indirect reuse. Direct potable reuse is covered briefly.

WWBKGN260DL/Book: 478 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00
 
Biosolids and Residuals Management Fact Sheet: Odor Control in Biosolids Management
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This fact sheet provides information on controlling odors from biosolids production facilities, and how to prevent odors during the storage, distribution, and application of biosolids. It includes an overview of odor control alternatives and their advantages and disadvantages. Data tables summarize reported odor removal efficiencies and relative costs of odor control technologies. The fact sheet provides an overview for decision makers and is not intended to be design guidance.

WWFSGN167DL/Fact Sheet: 16 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
Biosolids Recycling: Beneficial Technology for a Better Environment
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

The booklet discusses EPA's policy encouraging the beneficial use of biosolids and important aspects of its new regulation (40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 503) that govern the final use or disposal of biosolids. It concludes with a discussion of the scientific basis for the rule. The booklet provides contacts for additional information regarding the rule and risk assessment.

WWBLGN59DL/Booklet: 35 pp. (1994)

Price: $0.00
 
Biosolids Technology Fact Sheet: Alkaline Stabilization of Biosolids
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Biosolids are organic materials produced during wastewater treatment that are often rich in nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorous, and contain valuable micronutrients. The EPA requires that wastewater solids be processed before they can be beneficially used, a process known as stabilization wherein alkaline materials are added to raise the pH level to make conditions unfavorable for the growth of organisms (such as pathogens). This fact sheet describes the stabilization process, its applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs. The fact sheet includes a flow diagram of typical alkaline stabilization operation and data tables of typical design criteria for Class B alkaline stabilization and representative lime stabilization facilities.

WWFSGN202DL/Fact Sheet: 9 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
Biosolids Technology Fact Sheet: Belt Filter Press
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Belt filter presses are used to remove water from liquid wastewater residuals and produce a nonliquid material referred to as 'cake.' This fact sheet explains the purposes of dewatering and how the belt filter press removes water from wastewater. The fact sheet discusses applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs. Figures include a schematic of a belt filter press and a photograph of a dewatered solids cake dropping from a belt filter press after processing. A table presents typical data for various types of sludge dewatered on belt filter presses.

WWFSGN203DL/Fact Sheet: 7 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
Biosolids Technology Fact Sheet: Centrifuge Thickening and Dewatering
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Centrifugal thickening and dewatering is a high-speed process that uses the force from rapid rotation of a cylindrical bowl to separate wastewater solids from liquids. This fact sheet examines this method of wastewater treatment, its applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs. A typical centrifuge thickening and dewatering system is illustrated, and the range of expected centrifuge performance is presented in a data table.

WWFSGN201DL/Fact Sheet: 8 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
Biosolids Technology Fact Sheet: In-Vessel Composting of Biosolids
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Biosolids are organic materials produced during wastewater treatment that are rich in nutrients and can have beneficial use in composting. Composting stabilizes wastewater solids prior to their use as a soil amendment or mulch in landscaping, horticulture, and agriculture. This fact sheet describes the general methods of biosolids composting, EPA performance standards, and various types of systems. The fact sheet discusses applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs. A flow diagram of a typical in-vessel composting facility is included, along with a data table relating federal maximum allowable metal concentrations.

WWFSGN200DL/Fact Sheet: 9 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
Biosolids Technology Fact Sheet: Land Application of Biosolids
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Biosolids are organic materials produced during wastewater treatment that can have beneficial use, for example, supplying nutrients to soil or replenishing soil organic matter. This fact sheet describes land application of biosolids, including advantages and disadvantages, environmental impacts, design criteria for land application systems, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs. Photographs of biosolids injection equipment and application of liquid biosolids to forest land supplement the text. Data tables summarize maximum metal concentrations and typical biosolids application scenarios.

WWFSGN169DL/Fact Sheet: 9 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
Biosolids Technology Fact Sheet: Recessed-Plate Filter Press
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Recessed-plate filter presses are used to remove water from liquid wastewater residuals and produce a non-liquid material referred to as 'cake.' Dewatered cake varies in consistency and is used to reduce volume, pooling, or runoff, or to optimize alkaline stabilization processes, among other uses. Recessed-plate filters are more commonly used in industrial applications than in municipal wastewater facilities. This fact sheet describes how filter presses work, their applicability, advantages and disadvantages, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs. An illustration of the recessed-plate filter press and a data table of the performance for various types of domestic wastewater solids supplement the text.

WWFSGN168DL/Fact Sheet: 7 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
Chlorine Disinfection: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of chlorine disinfection of wastewater.

WWFSGN99DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00


 
Choosing a Wastewater Treatment System
University of Rhode Island, Cooperative Extension, Water Quality Program

Conventional onsite systems can be a simple, low-cost, and environmentally friendly treatment option when maintained correctly, but if the system is not maintained and used properly it can lead to expensive repairs and reduced water quality. This manual discusses conventional systems with septic tank and drainfield facts, modifications for conventional systems, and a glossary for word reference. Alternative and innovative systems are also discussed in detail, especially site constraints, cost effectiveness, ecologically sensitive areas, and consistent treatment performance. A checklist is included to help choose which system is most appropriate for watershed and individual site considerations.

WWBLGN264DL/Booklet: 27pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00
 
Collection Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Sewers, Lift Station
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Wastewater lift stations are facilities designed to move wastewater from lower to higher elevation through pipes. This fact sheet describes various lift station design and control alternatives, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, operation and maintenance, and cost associated with lift stations.

WWFSGN257DL/Fact Sheet: 8 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
Combined Sewer Overflow Technologies Fact Sheet: Chlorine Disinfection
U.S. Environmental Protection Agnecy, Office of Water

This fact sheet about combined sewer overflows (CSO) to emphasize that necessity of wastewater disinfection of the combined sewer system (CSS). CSOs tend to occur during periods of rainfall or snowmelt when total wastewater flow exceed the capacity of the CSS. A CSS is typically designed to overflow directly into surface water bodies, such as lakes, rivers, estuaries, or coastal waters. CSOs can carry pollutants such as suspended solids, pathogens, viruses, cysts, and chemicals that may impose an imminent danger to public health.

WWFSGN236DL/Fact Sheet: 10 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00
 
Community-Based Environmental Protection: A Resource Book for Protecting Ecosystems and Communities
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning, & Evaluation

This book discusses how local communities play a prominent role in environmental protection and describes how recreational, economic, and other activities affect the quality of ecosystems. It draws on the experiences of several communities to provide examples of community-based environmental programs. It also shows how others have assessed the interrelationships between their community goals, such as residential development and ecosystem quality.

GNBKGN12DL/Book: 144 pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00


 
Compendium of Tools for Watershed Assessment and TMDL Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This book summarizes various models and tools that can be used in water quality planning and pollution control to support watershed assessment and to develop total maximum daily loads (TMDLs). Three major categories of models are discussed: watershed loading, receiving water, and ecological asessment. The book includes a wide range of tools and offers selection criteria to assist the user in choosing the model(s) appropriate for a particular application.

WWBKGN96DL/Book: 242 pp. (1997)

Price: $0.00
 
Composting Biosolids
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission

This brochure discusses the processes most commonly used in composting biosolids: windrow, aerated static pile, and in-vessel. Potential markets and beneficial uses of composted biosolids are briefly discussed. The brochure provides contacts throughout the New England area.

WWBRGN113DL/Brochure: 2pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00


 
Composting Toilet Systems: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of composting toilet systems.

WWFSGN106DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00
 
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) and Their Effect on Water Pollution
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This fact sheet discusses animal feeding operations that confine livestock or poultry before the animals are sent to the market for sale or to processing plants for slaughter and packaging. These concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) can potentially contaminate nearby creeks, streams, rivers, lakes, and estuaries from runoff and discharges during normal operations. The fact sheet discusses how the EPA’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program regulates the discharge of CAFOs pollutants by permit.

WWFSGN118DL/Fact Sheet: 2pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00


 
Constructed Wetlands/Natural Wetlands
Tennessee Valley Authority

This fact sheet provides general information on the use of constructed/natural wetlands for wastewater treatment. The fact sheet contains a brief description of why wetlands are important and what the general public can do to help protect them. Sources for additional information are included.

WWFSGN84DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1997)

Price: $0.00
 
Cuyahoga Board of Health Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program Grant
Cuyahoga County Board of Health

IIn April 2002, The Cuyahoga County Board of Health began work on a grant from Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources. The goal of this project was to reduce the contamination within the Lake Erie watershed that emanates from inadequate household sewage treatment systems and to help assess water quality in the chagrin River and surrounding watershed. The project consisted of sampling for fecal coliform, macro invertebrates and water quality. Educational outreach and dissemination of results were also part of the project. This brochure summarizes the grant project.

WWBLGN267DL/Booklet: 6pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00


 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Low Pressure Pipe Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Less than one-third of the land area in the U.S. has soil conditions suitable for conventional soil absorption systems. Although not an alternative for all unsuitable soils, the low-pressure pipe (LPP) system has proven to be useful to some specific conditions where conventional systems frequently fail. This fact sheet describes the LPP system, its main components, applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria (including soil, space, drainage, and topography requirements), performance, operation and maintenance, and costs. The LPP system is illustrated, and a general maintenance schedule is included. References and resources for additional information are listed. This information may be useful to wastewater professionals who install onsite systems and homeowners.

WWFSGN209DL/Fact Sheet: 7 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00
 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Aerobic Treatment
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Historically, aerobic treatment was not feasible on a small scale, and septic tanks were the primary treatment device. But recent technology advances have made individual aerobic treatment systems efficient and affordable. The basic aerobic treatment process involves providing a suitable oxygen-rich environment for organisms to reduce the organic portion of the waste into carbon dioxide and water in the presence of oxygen. This fact sheet describes the aerobic treatment process and current aerobic treatment systems. It includes information about applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs.

WWFSGN170DL/Fact Sheet: 8 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Evapotranspiration
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Evapotranspiration (ET) systems dispose of wastewater into the atmosphere through evaporation from the soil surface and/or transpiration by plants, without discharging wastewater to the surface water or groundwater reservoir. ET is most suitable for semi-arid climates. This fact sheet describes the overall ET process, its applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs.

WWFSGN204DL/Fact Sheet: 6 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Mound Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Mounds are pressure-dosed sand filters that lie above the soil surface and discharge directly to natural soil. They can be used to overcome certain soil and site conditions unsuitable for conventional septic tank soil absorption systems. This fact sheet discusses the three principal components of a mound system. Although there are now many different mound designs in use, this fact sheet focuses on the Wisconsin design, which has been widely accepted and incorporated into many state regulations. Applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, implementation, operation and maintenance, and costs are outlined.

WWFSGN173DL/Fact Sheet: 7 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00


 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Recirculating Sand Filters
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

A recirculating sand filter (RSF) system is a modified version of the single-pass open sand filter. Designed to alleviate the odor problems associated with open sand filter, RSFs are a viable alternative to conventional methods of treatment when soil conditions are not conducive to treatment through percolative beds/trenches. This fact sheet illustrates and describes the RSF system and how it removes contaminants from wastewater. The fact sheet includes two case studies and discusses advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs.

WWFSGN176DL/Fact Sheet: 7 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00
 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Septage Treatment/Disposal
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

The 1990 Census estimated the number of housing units with septic tanks or cesspools in the U.S. at 24.6 million, with these systems generating approximately 5.5 billion gallons of septage each year. Septage-the liquid and solid material pumped from a septic tank, cesspool, or other primary treatment source-is classified according to the environment in which it is generated. This fact sheet focuses solely on domestic septage, delineating three basic ways septage is treated and disposed:

• land application,

• treatment at wastewater treatment plants, and

• treatment at independent septage treatment plants.

Septage characteristics are listed, and two tables provide data for parameters and septage sources. Options for surface application, subsurface incorporation, and burial are summarized in relation to design criteria.

WWFSGN174DL/Fact Sheet: 7 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00


 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Septic Tank Leaching Chamber
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

A leaching chamber is a wastewater treatment system consisting of trenches or beds, together with one or more distribution pipes or open-bottomed plastic chambers, installed in appropriate soils. These chambers receive wastewater flow from a septic tank or other treatment device and transmit it into soil for final treatment and disposal. They offer an alternative to the conventional drainfield, providing under certain conditions, more efficient effluent treatment, little maintenance, and reduced drainfield costs. This fact sheet describes the leaching chamber system and summarizes common modifications, applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs. Photographs and data tables complement the text.

WWFSGN171DL/Fact Sheet: 7 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Septic Tank Polishing
U.S. Environmental Protection Agnecy, Office of Water

Polishing systems are used to improve the quality of septic tank system effluent. Effluent polishing may be necessary due to site constraints, regulations, or other limiting factors. One of the most common technologies used to polish septic tank effluent is the sand filter. This fact sheet discusses septic tank polishing in onsite wastewater treatment.

WWFSGN234DL/Fact Sheet: 4 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00


 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Septic Tank Systems for Large Flow Applications
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This fact sheet on septic tank systems for large flow (commercial) applications describes system components, treatment methods, applicability, design criteria, and operation and maintenance. Several diagrams and schematics of septic systems are included. The fact sheet is somewhat technical (e.g., the table of wastewater application rates).

WWFSGN175DL/Fact Sheet: 10 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Septic Tank-Soil Absorption Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

An estimated 30 percent of all U.S. households use onsite treatment methods with the septic tank/soil absorption system being the most popular. The septic tank-an underground, watertight vessel installed to receive wastewater from the home-is designed to:

• allow solids to settle and separate from the liquid,

• allow for limited digestion of organic matter, and

• store the solids while the clarified liquid is passed on for further treatment and disposal.

Though septic tank effluent can be treated in a variety of ways, this fact sheet describes how effluent wastewater is distributed into a subsurface soil absorption area or drainfield. The fact sheet discusses applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs.

WWFSGN178DL/Fact Sheet: 8 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00


 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Small Diameter Gravity Sewers
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Where deep excavation is a concern, it may be beneficial to use an alternative wastewater collection system, such as a small-diameter gravity sewer (SDGS). SDGSs convey effluent by gravity from an interceptor tank (or septic tank) to a centralized treatment location or pump station for transfer to another collection system or treatment facility. This fact sheet describes the SDGS and summarizes its applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs.

WWFSGN172DL/Fact Sheet: 7 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet: Types of Filters
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Sand filters in various configurations are one of the main traditional technologies used in decentralized systems. Research on alternate filtration media, particularly recycled materials, has expanded the options available for improving effluent quality. This fact sheet summarizes the research on several alternate media materials, including crushed glass, recycled textiles, synthetic foam, and peat. The fact sheet discusses application, design criteria, advantages and disadvantages, performance, operation and maintenance, and costs.

WWFSGN177DL/Fact Sheet: 4 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
Decentralized Systems Technology Factsheet: Control Panels
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

As costs have decreased and technology has improved, control panels are increasingly being applied to the management of decentralized or onsite wastewater treatment systems. A control panel consists of controls and sensors that ensure the onsite system will operate efficiently as well as sound an alarm whenever malfunctions threaten efficient performance. This fact sheet discusses the use of control panels in the management of onsite wastewater treatment systems. Also discussed are the applicability, advantages and disadvantages, design criteria, performance (with actual cases described), operation and maintenance, costs, and references.

WWFSGN233DL/Fact Sheet: 5 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00
 
Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems: A Program Strategy
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Decentralized wastewater treatment systems are a significant component of this nation's wastewater infrastructure. They can be an effective option if properly designed, installed and managed, but they can be a significant threat to public health and environment if they are not. This document presents EPA's strategic goals for their decentralized wastewater program with detailed actions for achieving them.

WWBLGN266DL/Booklet: 14 pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00


 
Developing Your Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan: A Guide for Construction Sites
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This guide provides construction site managers step-by-step instructions about how to prepare a stormwater pollution protection plan so that they can obtain an NPDES permit for stormwater discharges.

WWBLGN282DL/Booklet: 50 pp. (2007)

Price: $0.00
 
Environmental Indicators of Water Quality in the United States
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This booklet shows trends in water quality over time. It describes our nation’s water resources and how human activities and natural events impact water quality. The booklet presents 18 indicators to measure progress toward water goals and objectives. These indicators are illustrated with graphs, charts, or maps and are categorized under one of five objectives:

• conserve and enhance public health;

• conserve and enhance aquatic ecosystems;

• support uses that states and tribes designate in their water quality standards;

• conserve and improve ambient conditions; and

• reduce or prevent pollutant loading and other stressors.

GNBLGN13DL/Booklet: 30pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00


 
Environmental Status and Trends in the Southeast 2000
Southeast Natural Resource Leaders Group

This report comes from the Southeast Natural Resource Leaders Group, composed of eight federal agencies–an informal alliance of senior federal executives who have chosen to respond to the regions new challenges collaboratively. The report presents some of today's environmental issues against a backdrop of current and past economic and societal trends. Also highlighted are some of the promising solutions emerging throughout the region. This report serves as the basis for future status update to the public by federal resource agencies.

GNBKGN221DL/Book: 79 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
EPA 1996 Clean Water Needs Survey: Small Community Wastewater Needs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This booklet gives an overview of the Clean Water Needs Survey (CWNS). It discusses small community needs, treatment facilities in small communities, and the type of wastewater infrastructure needed in small communities. The CWNS defines ‘need’ as a cost estimate for a project eligible for funding under the State Revolving Fund (SRF) program in accordance with Title VI of the Clean Water Act (CWA). The estimates include costs associated with protecting public health or abating water quality problems. The booklet includes a state-by-state listing of documented needs and the estimated number of facilities needed within a state.

WWBLGN156DL/Fact Sheet: 6pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00


 
Evapotranspiration Systems: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of evapotranspiration systems and how they are used in onsite wastewater treatment.

WWFSGN110DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00
 
Fine Bubble Aeration: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of fine bubble aeration and how it is used in onsite wastewater treatment.

WWFSGN101DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00


 
Folleto informative de technologia de aguas residuales: Extration de amoniaco por arrastre ocn aire
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This fact sheet describes the process of ammonia stripping. The process is a simple desorption procedure that lowers the content of ammonia in a wastewater stream. This fact sheeet discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the procedure, basic design, and operation and maintenance criteria.

WWFSGN227DL/Fact Sheet: 5 pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00
 
GAO Report: Securing Wastewater Facilities--Utilities Have Made Important Upgrades but Further Improvements to Key System Components May Be Limited by Costs and Other Constraints
U.S. Government Acountability Office

Wastewater facilities provide essential services to residential, commercial and industrial users yet they possess characteristics that terrorists could exploit and federal law doesn't address wastewater security as comprehensively as it does drinking water security. In 2005, the U.S. Government Accountablity Office was asked to determine what federal directives govern the protection of these facilities and what steps some of the larger treatment plants have taken since 9/11 to address their vulnerabilities. This report presents the findings of this study.

WWBKGN277DL/Book: 68 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00


 
GAO Report: Water Pollution Information on the Use of Alternative Wastewater Treatment Systems
U. S. General Accounting Office (GAO)

In June 1992, members of Congress requested information as to whether the nation could reduce its wastewater treatment costs by using new or unconventional methods. This report discusses cost-effective alternatives to conventional systems, what barriers may be limiting the use of these alternatives, and how EPA is addressing the development of future technologies.

WWBLGN55DL/Booklet: 52pp. (1994)

Price: $0.00
 
How to Overcome Barriers to Public Involvement
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Innovation

U.S. EPA issued this public involvement policy in June 2003. The prolicy provides guidelines to EPA managers and staff on how to involve the public in the agency's decision making. This brochure, which is one in a series, suggests ways to avoid, neutralize, or help overcome common barriers to effective public involvement activities and processes.

FMBRGN258DL/Brochure: 2 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00


 
Intermittent Sand Filters: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of intermittent sand filters and how they are used in onsite wastewater treatment.

WWFSGN104DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00
 
Land Application of Biosolids
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission

This brochure discusses the application of biosolids to land for soil or vegetation conditioning. It briefly explains the 40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 503 rule concerning land application of sludge requirements and practices.

WWBRGN114DL/Brochure: 2pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00


 
Low-Pressure Pipe Systems: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of low-pressure pipe systems and how they are used in onsite wastewater treatment.

WWFSGN107DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00
 
Mound Systems: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of mound treatment systems and how they are used in onsite wastewater treatment.

WWFSGN105DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00


 
National Onsite Wastewater Treatment: A NSFC Summary of Onsite Systems in the United States, 1993
National Environmental Services Center

This book reports on the status of onsite systems in 1993 throughout the U.S. The information was compiled state-by-state from health departments and regulatory agencies dealing with wastewater issues. The book provides data on the reasons for system failure, permit information, cost of various onsite systems, and who has responsibility for onsite system maintenance.

SFBKHD01DL/Book: 414 pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00
 
Natural Systems for Wastewater Treatment in Cold Climates
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

This brochure highlights the successful use of natural systems for wastewater treatment in cold climates. It discusses pond systems, slow rate land treatment, land treatment by rapid infiltration, land treatment by overland flow, and constructed wetland systems.

WWBRGN19DL/Brochure: 2 pp. (1987)

Price: $0.00


 
Nonpoint Pointers: Understanding and Managing Nonpoint Source Pollution in Your Community
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This package contains 11 EPA documents that discuss the different types of nonpoint source (NPS) pollution and how to identify and manage them. Also discussed are community involvement activities (volunteer monitoring of rivers, lakes, and coastal waters); federal control programs; and the use of wetlands to manage NPS.

WWPKGN86DL/Package: 22 pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00
 
Nonpoint Source Pollution: A Threat to Our Waters
Purdue University, Cooperative Extension

Nonpoint source pollution has many sources and there are equally as many ways to prevent this type of water degradation. This pamphlet provides good information on this type of pollution and includes ways residents can prevent polluted runoff from entering waterways.

WWFSGN281DL/Fact Sheet: 4pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00


 
NPDES Regulations Governing Management of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This fact sheet describes how the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program affects the maintenance and operation of CAFOs, or animal feeding operations that meet or exceed the numbers of animals established for such operations. The NPDES program provides a system for regulating the discharge of pollutants from point sources into the waters of the U. S. by allowing discharges under certain permit conditions. A listing of available information on NPDES regulations governing CAFOs is provided.

WWFSGN119DL/Fact Sheet: 2pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00
 
NPDES Regulations Governing Management of Concentrated Dairy Cattle Feeding Operations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This document discusses the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program and how it affects the maintenance and operation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The fact sheet specifically focuses on dairy cattle CAFOs and their impact on the environment. Various sources of additional information are included.

WWFSGN120DL/Fact Sheet: 2pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00


 
NPDES Regulations Governing Management of Concentrated Horse Feeding Operations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This document discusses the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program and how it affects the maintenance and operation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The fact sheet specifically focuses on horse CAFOs and their impact on the environment. Various sources of additional information are included.

WWFSGN121DL/Fact Sheet: 2pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00
 
NPDES Regulations Governing Management of Concentrated Poultry Feeding Operations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This document discusses the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program and how it affects the maintenance and operation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The fact sheet specifically focuses on poultry CAFOs and their impact on the environment. It includes various sources of additional information.

WWFSGN122DL/Fact Sheet: 2pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00


 
NPDES Regulations Governing Management of Concentrated Sheep Feeding Opearations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This document discusses the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program and how it affects the maintenance and operation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The fact sheet specifically focuses on sheep CAFOs and their impact on the environment. Various sources of additional information are included.

WWFSGN123DL/Fact Sheet: 2pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00
 
NPDES Regulations Governing Management of Concentrated Slaughter and Feeder Cattle Feeding Operations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This document discusses the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program and how it affects the maintenance and operation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The fact sheet specifically focuses on slaughter and cattle CAFOs and their impact on the environment. Various sources of additional information are included.

WWFSGN124DL/Fact Sheet: 2pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00


 
NPDES Regulations Governing Management of Concentrated Swine Feeding Operations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This document sheet discusses the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System program and how it affects the maintenance and operation of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). The fact sheet specifically focuses on swine CAFOs and their impact on the environment. Various sources of additional information are included.

WWFSGN125DL/Fact Sheet: 2pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00
 
One-Stop Shopping in the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

In many states, financial assistance programs have joined with federal programs in a “one-stop shop” for water quality improvement projects. This document highlights one-stop shopping programs in Arizona, Montana, and Washington.

WWFSGN255DL/Fact Sheet: 8 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite and Clustered (Decentralized) Wastewater Treatment Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wastewater Management

This download offers poster graphics of what not to place in your septic system; an overhead, plan-profile, and cross-sectional view of a conventional septic system; a cross-sectional view of a septic tank; subsurface flow from a septic system eventually reaching groundwater; and a U.S. map with breakdown percentages of homes using onsite systems.

WWCDGN262DL/Multiple Files: 1,569 pp. (2003)

Price: $0.00
 
Onsite Wastewater Regulator Outreach and Coordination Project
National Decentralized Water Resources Capacity Development Project

The Onsite Wastewater Regulators Outreach and Coordination Project included participation at the National Small Flows Clearinghouse Onsite Wastewater State Regulators Conferences and determination of research needs within the onsite industry. Onsite wastewater needs are identified and correlated with the various funded projects through the National Decentralized Water Resources Capacity Development Project.

WWBLGN220DL/Booklet : 28 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Special Issues 1: Septic Tank Additives
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

This fact sheet discusses the rationale for recommendations against including additives to septic tanks. Types of additives and effects on treatment processes are also explained.

WWFSGN248DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00
 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Special Issues Fact Sheet 2: High-Organic-Strenght Wastewaters (including Garbage Grinders)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

High-strength wastewaters may require additional treatment steps to ultimately meet environmental discharge or reuse goals due to the sensitivity of many onsite treatment systems to organic loading rates. Garbage disposals contribute excessive organic loadings to the infiltrated field and other system components. This fact sheet discusses typical applications, design, performance, management needs, risk management issues, and costs for treatment of high-organic-strength wastewaters.

WWFSGN251DL/Fact Sheet: 4 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Special Issues Fact Sheet 4: Holding tanks and Hauling Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

A holding tank or vault receives wastewater from a home or commercial establishment and stores it until it is pumped out and hauled to a receiving/processing facility. Holding tanks can be used for the entire wastewater flow in cases where conventional and typical alternative systems are not feasible. This fact sheet describes and gives applications of holding tanks, as well as management needs, risk management issues, costs, and references.

WWFSGN249DL/Fact Sheet: 4 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00
 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 13: Renovation/Restoration of Subsurface Wastewater Infiltration Systems (SWIS)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

This fact sheet describes the functions of the subsurface wastewater infiltration system and restoration alternatives. The application of the renovation methods, as well as responsibilities of a homeowner, is also described.

WWFSGN254DL/Fact Sheet: 6 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 10: Intermittent Sand/Media Filters
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

Sand filters provide advanced secondary treatment of settled wastewater or septic tank effluent. This fact sheet describes how intermittent sand/media filters are assembled and what treatment mechanisms occur. A table describes the specifications, mass loadings, and depth for single-pass intermittent sand filters. Also included are applications, design, performance, management needs, risk management issues, and costs for filter media.

WWFSGN242DL/Fact Sheet: 8 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00
 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 11: Recirculating Sand/Media Filters
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

Recirculating sand filters provide advanced secondary treatment of settled wastewater or septic tank effluent. This fact sheet describes the typical recirculating sand filter system, applications for use, performance, management needs, risk management issues, costs, and references.

WWFSGN243DL/Fact Sheet: 10 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 12: Land Treatment Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

Land treatment systems are permitted in some states, but are not widely used because of their large land area requirements worsened by code-required setbacks. This fact sheet describes land treatment systems, their applications, design assumptions, performance, management needs, risk management issues, costs, and references.

WWFSGN244DL/Fact Sheet: 6 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00
 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 2: Fixed Film Processes
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This document provides a detailed overview of the fixed-film technology for those deciding or working with decision-makers on the right treatment system for onsite and decentralized applications. This document also provides basic design and performance characteristics and discusses typical applications and maintenance of fixed-film systems.

WWFSGN218DL/Fact Sheet: 6 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 3: Sequencing Batch Reactor Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

The sequencing batch reactor (SBR) process is a sequential suspended growth process in which all major steps occur in the same tank. The two major classifications of SBRs, intermittent flow and continuous flow, have both been used successfully at a variety of U.S. and worldwide installations. Each classification is described, and typical applications, design assumptions, performance, management needs, and risk management issues are also included.

WWFSGN246DL/Fact Sheet: 4 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00
 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 4: Effluent Disinfection Processes
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

The process of disinfection destroys pathogens and other microorganisms in wastewater. The two methods used in this fact sheet, chlorination and ultraviolet radiation, are the most common. Each method is described, and typical applications, design assumptions, management needs, and risk management are also included.

WWFSGN247DL/Fact Sheet: 6 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 5: Vegetated Submerged Beds and Other High-Specific-Surface Anaerobic Reactors
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

A high-specific-surface anaerobic reactor is any tank or cavity filled with solid media through which wastewater flows with a high hydraulic retention time. Vegetated submerged beds and anaerobic upflow filters are two primary types of high-specific-surface anaerobic reactors. This fact sheet gives a description of each reactor, as well as illustrations of each process. Typical applications, performance, management needs, risk management issues, cost, and references are also included.

WWFSGN252DL/Fact Sheet: 8 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00
 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 6: Evapotranspiration and Evapotranspiration/Infiltration
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

Evapotranspiration (ET) is the combined effect of water removal from a medium by direct evaporation and by plant transpiration. Evapotranspiration/Infiltration (EI) is a subsurface system designed to dispose of effluent by both evapotranspiration and infiltration into the soil. Typical applications of each are described, as well as design assumptions, performance, management needs, and risk management issues.

WWFSGN253DL/Fact Sheet: 6 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 7: Stabilization Ponds, FWS Constructed Wetlands, and Other Aquatic Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

This fact sheet describes the characteristics of aquatic systems and their requirements. Aquatic systems are large basins filed with wastewater that undergoes some combination of physical, chemical, or biological treatment. Most require an area large enough for these treatment processes to be affective. The fact sheet includes discussions of stabilization ponds, facilitative lagoons, aerated lagoons, and other aquatic systems.

WWFSGN239DL/Fact Sheet: 4 pp. (0)

Price: $0.00
 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 8: Enhanced Nutrient Removal - Phosphorus
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

This fact sheet discusses why phosphorus removal is necessary and some of the removal systems along with their advantages and disadvantages. Other topics discussed in this fact sheet include design assumptions, system performance, management needs, and risk management.

WWFSGN240DL/Fact Sheet: 4 pp. (0)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 9: Enhanced nutrient Removal - Nitrogen
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

This fact sheet discusses nitrogen in the environment and its removal. In its ammonia form, nitrogen can be toxic to certain aquatic organisms. In the environment, nitrogen is oxidized into nitrate, creating an oxygen demand and low-dissolved oxygen availability for aquatic life in surface waters. High concentrations of nitrate can harm young children when its ingested. This fact sheet discusses removal methods, risk management, performance, and cost of these methods.

WWFSGN241DL/Fact Sheet: 8 pp. (0)

Price: $0.00
 
Onsite Watewater Treatment Systems Special Issues Fact Sheet 3: Water Softners
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

This fact sheet discusses how home water softeners can affect wastewater treatment processes. A description of the process of softening water is explained as well as how the backwash water that flows into the water treatment system affects the system and the soil absorption field. Also included are risk management issues and references for further reading.

WWFSGN232DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00


 
Onsite Watewater Treatment Systems Technology Fact Sheet 1: Continuous-Flow, Suspended Growth Aerobic Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development

This fact sheet describes continuous-flow, suspended-growth aerobic systems (CFSGAS) as well as typical applications, design assumptions, performance, maintenance requirements, risk management issues, and costs for CFSGAS.

WWFSGN250DL/Fact Sheet: 6 pp. (N/A)

Price: $0.00
 
Ozone Disinfection: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of ozone disinfection of wastewater.

WWFSGN100DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00


 
Quality of Our Nation's Waters: Nutrients and Pesticides
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey

This report is the first in a series of nontechnical publications, The Quality of Our Nation's Waters, that describes the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program's major findings on water-quality issues of regional and national concern. As part of the NAWQA Program, the USGS works with other federal, state, and local agencies to understand the spatial extent of water quality, how water quality changes with time, and how human activities and natural factors affect water quality across the nation. This first report discusses nutrients and pesticides in water and pesticides in bed sediment and fish tissue. It is intended primarily for those involved in resource management, conservation, regulation, and policy making at regional and national levels.

GNBKGN16DL/Book: 88 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00
 
Recirculating Sand Filters: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of recirculating sand filters and how they are used in onsite wastewater treatment.

WWFSGN103DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00


 
Repair of Failing Onsite Wastewater Systems
Mississippi State Department of Health, Bureau of General Environmental Services, Division of Onsite Wastewater

In recent years, the potential for groundwater and surface water pollution from individual onsite wastewater disposal systems has emerged as a serious concern in the US. Proper repair of these malfunctioning sewage systems is essential. This resource manual, produced by the Mississippi State Department of Health, is intended to illustrate best management practices. It describes problems and specific malfunctions of existing systems, and recommends repair options used to overcome specific soils and site conditions.

WWBKGN275DL/Book: 62pp. (2002)

Price: $0.00
 
Report to Congress: Impacts and Control of CSOs and SSOs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This download contains a copy of EPA's recent and comprehensive Report to Congress on combined sewer overflows (CSOs) and sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). It details regulatory efforts to control CSOs and SSOs and to collect necessary data at the local, state, regional, and federal levels; describes the pollutants present in their discharges; explains environmental and human health impacts; reviews financial needs, and explores plans for future regulations.

WWBKGN271DL/Book: 213 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00


 
RV Holding-Tank Treatments & Deodorizers in Septic Systems
University of Arizona,College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cooperative Extension

This fact sheet explains how a septic system works and how RV holding-tank treatments and deodorizers may harm them. It includes a chart listing active ingredients that should be avoided as deodorizers in RV holding tanks and the environmental and human health problems these ingredients would cause.

WWFSGN270DL/Fact Sheet: 3pp. (2010)

Price: $0.00
 
Section 319 Nonpoint Source National Monitoring Program: Successes and Recommendations
NC State University, Cooperative Extension

This booklet outlines work by the Nonpoint Source National Monitoring Program (NMP). It highlights successful projects and lessons and provides recommendations to help enhance future watershed projects and state nonpoint source water quality programs.

WWBLGN284DL/Booklet: 33pp. (2000)

Price: $0.00


 
Septage Management: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of septage management and helps familiarize people with the various options available.

WWFSGN109DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00
 
Septic Systems, Soils, and Groundwater Protection
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Dennis P Swaney and John H Martin Jr

This booklet discusses basic background information about septic systems and their environmental effects. The characteristics of raw sewage and septic tank effluent are discussed in detail along with potential public or environmental health concerns.

WWBLGN261DL/Booklet: 15 pp. (1993)

Price: $0.00


 
Septic Tank Siting to Minimize the Contamination of Ground Water by Microorganisms
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

The EPA produced this report to develop a rating system to use in septic tank siting to decrease possibilities of groundwater microbial contamination. The report focuses on bacteria and viruses, which are responsible for the majority of illnesses associated with groundwater borne disease outbreaks.

WWBKGN39DL/Book: 99 pp. (1987)

Price: $0.00
 
Sewage Sludge Incineration
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission

This brochure discusses incineration, a disposal option that involves heating sewage sludge to high temperatures in an enclosed structure. This brochure describes two commonly used incineration systems: multiple hearth furnaces and fluidized-bed reactors. Contacts for the New England states are provided.

WWBRGN115DL/Brochure: 2pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00


 
Sludge or Biosolids
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission

This brochure discusses biosolids (or sludges) that meet EPA standards for beneficial use. Topics include the EPA sewage sludge use and disposal regulation, 40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 503; typical treatment and disposal options for sewage sludge; and beneficial uses for biosolids.

WWBRGN116DL/Brochure: 2pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00
 
Source Water Protection Practices Bulletin: Managing Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Combined Sewer Overflows to Prevent Contamination of Drinking Water
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

Sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) are discharges of untreated sewage from municipal sanitary sewer systems and occur as a result of broken pipes, equipment failure, or system overload. Combined sewer overflows (CSOs) are discharges of untreated sewage and stormwater from municipal sewer systems or treatment plants when the volume of wastewater exceeds the system's capacity due to periods of heavy rainfall or snow melt. This fact sheet focuses on the management of SSOs and CSOs to prevent contamination of drinking water sources. Basic preventative measures, such as maintenance programs, employer training, public education, inspections, and control technologies are briefly discussed.

WWFSGN40DL/Fact Sheet: 5 pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00


 
Source Water Protection Practices Bulletin: Managing Septic Systems to Prevent Contamination of Drinking Water
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

If improperly used or operated, septic systems can be a significant source of groundwater contamination that can lead to waterborne disease outbreaks and other adverse health effects. This fact sheet discusses ways to prevent septic systems from contaminating sources of drinking water.

WWFSGN237DL/Fact Sheet: 5 pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00
 
Student Design Competition for Decentralized Wastewater Treatment
University of Arizona Tuscon; National Decentralized Water Resources Capacity Development Project

The audiences for the curriculum include training specialists who plan to organize the training programs. This curriculum is a series of coordinated short courses organized similar to a college curriculum. High-priority subtopics in four areas were selected for full development of detailed training modules. These subtopics are soil and site evaluation, water movement and treatment in soils, decentralized technology overview, and septic tanks.

WWBKGN245DL/Book: 107 pp. (2005)

Price: $0.00


 
Summary of the Status of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems in the United States During 1998
National Environmental Services Center

This 1998 report is a follow-up to one published in 1993. Data from local agencies are summarized by state and then compiled into a national summary. State reports are grouped by EPA region. Both the state and national summaries include the following information:

• data on the local agencies that were contacted and which ones responded,

• new onsite system permits,

• failing systems and repair permits,

• new system installation/construction costs,

• inspection and maintenance programs, and

• licensing/certification programs.

In addition, these files include a statistical comparison of data from 1993 and 1998. Wastewater professionals will be able to use this report as a convenient statistical reference or for trend analysis in their state, region, and nation.

SFCDHD02DL/Multiple Files: 483pp. (2001)

Price: $0.00
 
Table Rock Lake Missouri: Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems A Demonstration of Technologies and Management
Table Rock Lake Water Quality, Inc.

This publication shows the work that Table Rock Lake Water Quality has done to demonstrate the advanced wastewater treatment technologies needed to accommodate rapidly growing populations. This manual shows how best to insure advanced wastewater treatment technology is managed and maintained into the future by giving information on demonstration projects.

WWBLGN283DL/Booklet: 20pp. (2007)

Price: $0.00


 
Table Rock Lake Water Quality Decentralized Wastewater Demonstration Project: Final Technical Report
Table Rock Lake Water Quality, Inc.

Nestled in heart of the Ozark Mountains in Missouri, Table Rock Lake offers excellent fishing, swimming and boating for a booming tourist industry. But the lake is surrounded by karst topography and most existing homes use traditional septic systems for wastewater treatment. This final report summarizes the results of a $2M demonstration project where traditional treatment systems were replaced with technology more appropriate for the soil conditions.

WWBKGN279DL/Book: 146 pp. (2007)

Price: $0.00
 
Tribal Management of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
U.S. Environmental Protection Agnecy, Region 9 Ground Water Office

This fact sheet was developed to help tribal nations determine the management level of tribal regulation necessary to best ensure public health and environmental protection.

WWFSGN238DL/Fact Sheet: 4 pp. (2004)

Price: $0.00


 
Trickling Filter–Achieving Nitrification: A General Overview
National Environmental Services Center

This fact sheet provides an overview of trickling filters and how they are used in wastewater treatment to achieve nitrification.

WWFSGN102DL/Fact Sheet: 2 pp. (1998)

Price: $0.00
 
U.S. Census Data on Small Community Housing and Wastewater Disposal and Plumbing Practices
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This booklet contains information on small community housing, wastewater disposal practices, and existing plumbing facilities. All data are derived from the 1990 Census of Population and Housing. Three tables provide state-by-state data on population, housing, sewerage, and plumbing for small communities.

WWBLGN155DL/Fact Sheet: 6 pp. (1999)

Price: $0.00

« Previous | 1 | 2 | »


   
NESC Logo

The National Environmental Services Center (NESC)
(phone) 800-624-8301 (e-mail) info@mail.nesc.wvu.edu
(web) www.nesc.wvu.edu

© Copyright 2010, NESC All Rights Reserved.

Survey Software powered by SurveyMethods.com used for NESC Customer Questionnaire.