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Information programs affect attitudes toward sewage sludge use in agriculture

Information programs affect attitudes toward sewage sludge use in agriculture

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Published by Municipal Enviornmental [sic] Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Cincinnati, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farmers -- Education,
  • Farm management -- Decision making,
  • Sewage as fertilizer

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNed M. Musselman ... [et al.]
    SeriesResearch reporting series -- EPA-600/2-80-103
    ContributionsMusselman, Ned M, Ohio Farm Bureau Development Corporation, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 52 p. ;
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14213396M

    There are clear differences of attitudes towards the use of sanitation facilities and the handling of excreta between diverse cultures. Despite an instinctive repulsion towards excreta, our cultures influence our attitudes towards handling of applies in special for sustainable sanitation as its operation and maintenance has a. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Printed on permanent acid-free text paper, manufactured in accordance with ANSI/NISO Z and ANSI/NISO Z (Permanence of Paper). Ordering information Water Pollution Control A guide to the use of water quality management principles , pages.

    The report recommends that regulation should require at least 60% recycling of phosphorus from sewage works > 20 p.e., that specifications should be developed for other organic-carbon containing fertilisers (in particular sewage sludge biochars) and proposes two options concerning use of sewage sludge in agriculture: either (1) a ban with. Good agricultural practice (GAP) is a certification system for agriculture, specifying procedures (and attendant documentation) that must be implemented to create food for consumers or further processing that is safe and wholesome, using sustainable there are numerous competing definitions of what methods constitute good agricultural practice there are several broadly accepted.

    @article{osti_, title = {Chemical composition of sewage sludges and analysis of their potential use as fertilizers}, author = {Sommers, L E}, abstractNote = {Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis (ESCA) was used to provide information concerning the chemical bonding of zinc and copper present in the sludge obtained from the Dayton, Ohio sewage treatment plant.   Before , humans around the word spewed trash, sewage sludge, and chemical, industrial, and radioactive wastes into the ocean with impunity. .


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TECHNICAL REPORT DATA (Please read Instructions on the reverse before completing) 1. REPORT NO. EPA/ 3. RECIPIENT'S ACCESSION NO. TITLE AND SUBTITLE INFORMATION PROGRAMS AFFECT ATTITUDES TOWARD SEWAGE SLUDGE USE IN AGRICULTURE 5.

Information programs affect attitudes toward sewage sludge use in agriculture. Cincinnati, Ohio: Municipal Enviornmental [sic] Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Springfield, Va.: Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service [distributor], Information programs affect attitudes toward sewage sludge use in agriculture / By Ned M.

Musselman, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory. and Ohio Farm Bureau Development Corporation. Although sewage sludge has been used in agriculture in many parts of the world, its acceptability varies with different cultures and beliefs among farmers.

Farmers’ concerns on sludge use are primarily due to its anthropogenic origin, pollutants that it carries, a general perception of sewage being dirty, and its offensive by: 3.

Request PDF | Farmers’ attitude toward treated sludge use in the villages of West Bank, Palestine | An application of treated sewage sludge on agricultural land has been widely accepted, as this.

The microbial quality limits for the unrestricted use of sludge in agriculture (no Salmonella in 50 g wet weight (WW) and E. coli. Sewage sludge can be a rich source of biogenic elements and carbon, thus the land application is justified.

The use of sludge cannot reduce the quality of soils, air and waters (Smol et al., ). Hence there are numerous limitations to the agricultural use of sewage sludge, the period of application, and the shape and location of the land.

1. Introduction. Sewage sludge is the by-product from the treatment of waste water and has the potential to be used for generating heat and is interest in the development of alternative routes to treat and dispose of sewage sludge driven by socio-economic and environmental addition, sewage sludge contains many organic and inorganic noxious compounds for.

The trend today is towards the use of the activated sludge process instead of trickling filters. The activated sludge process speeds up the work of the bacteria by bringing air and sludge heavily laden with bacteria into close contact with sewage.

After the sewage leaves the settling tank in the primary stage, it is pumped into an aeration tank. A Guide for Land Appliers on the Requirements of the Federal Standards for the Use or Disposal of Sewage Sludge, 40 CFR Part Control of Pathogens and Vector Attraction in Sewage Sludge Contact Us to ask a question, provide feedback, or report a problem.

Biosolids are the nutrient-rich organic materials resulting from the treatment of sewage sludge. Only biosolids that meet the most stringent standards spelled out in federal and state rules can be approved for use as a fertilizer.

Biosolids main site: includes guidance and answers to frequent questions; Biosolids Compliance Monitoring. Integration of sludge treatment processes for use on agricultural land also requires consideration of the effects of the treatment processes on sludge quality.

For example, dewatering, composting, or alkaline treatment can be expected to reduce the amount of nitrogen in sludge that is available to plants. Application of sludge in agricultural practices was significantly (p ˂ ) influenced by the sludge filling rate, sludge draining, type of crop, wood ash uses, and latrine detergent price.

Biochar adaption was positively and significantly (p ˂ ) affected by the human awareness on sludge use, willingness to purchase biochar, and. In large sewage treatment plants (> m 3 /d in the US), primary sludge is most commonly processed biologically by anaerobic digestion. In the digestion process, anaerobic and facultative bacteria metabolize the organic material in sludge (see Example 3), thereby reducing the volume requiring ultimate disposal, making the sludge stable.

The in-depth interviews indicated that the application of sewage sludge to land is currently not a common agricultural practice for these growers. Perceived risks, including heavy metals in sewage sludge (soil-build up, crop-uptake), negative public perception, odour complaints, and increase of contaminants in the water supply outweigh economic.

Human waste disposal in Haiti is the most urgent problem. There are no sewage collection services and only 40% (mostly urban) of the population use latrines and septic tanks, of which % of the solids are dumped illegally into rivers and seas (UNEP/CEP ).

This study shows that the pollution by sewage in this sub- region has caused. proper disposal of sewage from human settlements and of manure produced by intensive livestock breeding.

minimization of adverse effects from agricultural chemicals by use of integrated pest management. education of communities about the pollution impacts of the use of fertilizers and chemicals on water quality and food safety.

Waste Management is devoted to the presentation and discussion of information on solid waste generation, characterization, minimization, collection, separation, treatment and disposal, as well as manuscripts that address waste management policy, education, and economic and environmental journal addresses various types of solid wastes including municipal (e.g., residential.

During the last 20 years in EU, the sewage sludge produced by urban wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) has increased from million t DM (dry matter) up to million t DM []; in EU, more than 10 million of t DM of sewage sludge have been produced [].The contemporary presence of a low wastewater quality [3,4,5] and more stringent requirements for WWTPs effluents quality [6,7.

Regulations entitled “The Standards for the Use or Disposal of Sewage Sludge” were developed and published by the US EPA on Feb. 19, as the 40 CFR (Ti Code of Federal Regulations) Part Biosolids Rule (Part Rule) and became effective on Ma The law has become known as the “ Rule”.

The Rule is based. Agricultural, domestic and industrial wastes are the major pollutants of agnatic habitats. Sewage is the biggest pollutant of fresh water when discharged into them.

Sewage is the waterborne waster of society and the discharge of untreated sewage into a river is very enormous and unhealthy. The striking consequence is a substantial and.The disposal of sewage sludge in waters off New York City was a major motivation for its enactment. Ocean disposal of sewage sludge and industrial waste was totally banned after Narrow exceptions were created for certain U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers .Food Waste/Sewage Sludge Co-digestion Trial Scheme Apart from constructing new facilities, the Government is exploring the use of existing sewage treatment facilities for food waste/sewage sludge anaerobic co-digestion as an additional part of the network of organic resources recovery facilities to help raise Hong Kong's food waste treatment.