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Determination of suitable sites for wastewater infiltration systems

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posted on 12.02.2018, 15:08 by John Griggs
During the preparation of a European Standard for the disposal of domestic wastewater treated by a septic tank, it became apparent that there were wide variations in percolation tests and other methods for determining the suitability of infiltration sites. This paper describes the processes that were considered to draft a standard with worldwide applicability.

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

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  • Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)

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GRIGGS, J., 2001. Determination of suitable sites for wastewater infiltration systems. IN: Scott, R. (ed). People and systems for water, sanitation and health: Proceedings of the 27th WEDC International Conference, Lusaka, Zambia, 20-24 August 2001, pp. 332-335.

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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2001

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This is a conference paper.

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WEDC_ID:10958

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