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<emphasis role="bold">DRYING BEDS AND LAGOONS</emphasis>
<emphasis role="bold">DRYING BEDS AND LAGOONS</emphasis>
<emphasis role="bold">Introduction</emphasis> Drying beds and lagoons are the oldest solids dewatering methods. Both use a combination of drainage, evaporation, and time to dewater solids. Both also require considerable area compared to other dewatering methods. Drying beds have been used for more than 100 years. If well designed and properly operated, they are less sensitive to influent solids concentration and can produce a drier product than most mechanical devices (see
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. DRYING BEDS AND LAGOONS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export