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The New Ponce Deep Ocean Outfall—An Environmentally and Economically Sound Solution for Coastal Cities

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Abstract:

The economical treatment and environmentally acceptable disposal of municipal and industrial wastewater from urban areas large and small is vital to maintaining a balance between economic growth and environmental protection. The award winning Ponce Deep Ocean Outfall project which provide a cost effective and environmentally sound solution to wastewater management for the City of Ponce, Puerto Rico, serves as a model for other coastal cities in Puerto Rico and elsewhere.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864701784291811

Publication date: January 1, 2001

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