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<emphasis role="bold">GRIT REMOVAL</emphasis>
<emphasis role="bold">GRIT REMOVAL</emphasis>
<emphasis role="bold">Benefits of Grit Removal</emphasis> The primary purpose of grit removal is to reduce abrasion and wear of downstream mechanical equipment. Grit can accumulate in pipelines and channels, anaerobic digesters, and aeration basins. Settling of grit in primary clarifiers can result in excessively high concentrations of primary sludge, making it difficult to pump the sludge in long suction lines. Grit removal is particularly critical for protection of dewatering centrifuges and high-pres…
Water Environment Federation: Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: WEF Manual of Practice No. 8 ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 76, Fifth Edition. GRIT REMOVAL, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export