Reason To Dewater
Required Solids (%)
Land application Reduce transport and other handling costs
Regulatory requirements Process requirements to reduce fuel required to evaporate water
a Greater than 20% in some states.
Source: USEPA, Process Design Manual: Land Application of Municipal Sludge, EPA 625/1-83-016, Center for Environmental Research Information, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH, 1983.
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