On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Soil Particle Analysis Procedure
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Soil is an important component of an on-site wastewater treatment system. This publication explains the composition of soils, the sizing of soil particles, and the ways soil particles are analyzed to determine whether a site is suitable for a wastewater treatment system. Color photographs illustrate important processes such as analyzing gravel and determining soil texture. A worksheet details the bouyoucos hydrometer method of measuring soil particle size. There are also helpful data sheets for recording information.
Description24 pp., 15 color photos, 4 tables, 5 illustrations
SubjectHome wastewater treatment
Lesikar, Bruce J. (2005). On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Soil Particle Analysis Procedure. Available electronically from