LAND APPLICATION


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<emphasis role="bold">LAND APPLICATION</emphasis>Land application is the practice of adding biosolids to land for beneficial purposes (e.g., to promote crop growth, to promote forest growth, and to reclaim former mining sites and other disturbed land). In these applications, both plants and soil benefit from the nutrients and organic matter in biosolids.The popularity of land application has grown dramatically over the last 30 years. Rising disposal costs and encouragement from U.S. EPA have substantially increased the number of facilities undertaking land-application programs. According to a 2004 survey conduct…
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Water Environment Federation: Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: WEF Manual of Practice No. 8 ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 76, Fifth Edition. LAND APPLICATION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export