sewage sludge


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sewage sludge

[′sü·ij ‚sləj]
(civil engineering)
A semiliquid waste with a solid concentration in excess of 2500 parts per million, obtained from the purification of municipal sewage. Also known as sludge.
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Mike Fisher today filed criminal charges against a Lehigh County transfer facility and its parent company for illegally receiving and handling more than 96,000 tons of sewage sludge from 13 waste generators, including 11 from New York, one from New Jersey and one from Pennsylvania.
9 million in damages after sewage sludge fertilizer infected with bacteria destroyed his papaya crop.
Consequently, it is most expedient to apply biodegraded swine manure and sewage sludge on infertile soils or land areas under remediation where the biggest amount of phosphorus is required.
niger as a source of citric acid to extract chromium, copper, lead, nickel and []inc from anaerobically digested sewage sludge.
It should reassure farmers that sewage sludge won't prejudice their ability to sell produce," said Mr Payne.
FRN opposes dumping sewage sludge on farms and gardens; no food should be grown in toxic sludge.
The fields to which the sewage sludge is being applied are not too acid and have a pH of 5 or above.
1994) indicated increased leaching of Ca, Mg, Na, and K following sewage sludge application to the soil, and Riekerk (1978) also reported increased leaching of Ca and K.
Why all the fuss, particularly about all the fuss, particularly about genetic engineering, sewage sludge and irradiation, known in the organics trade as the "Big Three"?
Such invitations to tender, the agricultural utilization of dewatered sewage sludge from two municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) in BE-dingen.