Skip to main content

HEAT DRYING BIOSOLIDS AT SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZE PLANTS: ECONOMICS AND SAFETY

Buy Article:

$9.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

This paper looks at the growing trend towards biosolids heat drying at small to medium size wastewater plants. Biosolids heat drying is gaining in popularity in North America due to its inherent ability to produce a Class A product thereby reducing the environmental and political risks, as well as its potential to reduce biosolids disposal costs. This paper addresses two key factors in selecting and designing a biosolids drying system–economics and safety. Case studies are presented for four plants ranging in average annual wastewater flow from 0.33 to 18 million gallons per day (mgd). A detailed economic analysis is presented for the Lakehaven Utility District in Federal Way WA.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2005-01-01

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more