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Item Description Koizumi, Melvin K. en_US Burbank, Nathan C. en_US Lau, L. Stephen en_US 2010-03-02T03:29:58Z 2010-03-02T03:29:58Z 1966-08 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Koizumi MK, Burbank NC, Lau LS. 1966. Infiltration and percolation of sewage through Oahu soils in simulated cesspool lysimeters. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 2. en_US
dc.description.abstract This study investigated conditions contributing to cesspool failure and followed selected parameters to measure the degree of treatment afforded sewage in cesspool disposal. This laboratory study utilized bench scale soil lysimeters and two basic soil types: the Wahiawa Low Humic Latosol and the Lolekaa Humic Latosol. The soils were specimens from areas of potential urban development within known ground water recharge zones. The results of this experiment indicate that unless further degradation of the effluent is effected by the soil mass, the incomplete degradation of the sewage makes it a definite hazard to ground water sources. This study presents soil-effluent inter-reaction at a one-foot depth. No conclusive evidence exists to substantiate any further degradation of the effluent by the soil at greater depths to the required U.S. Drinking Water Standards of 45 mg/l of nitrates. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Supported in part by funds provided by the United States Department of the Interior as authorized under the Water Resources Research Act of 1964, Public Law 88-379. en_US
dc.format.extent viii + 50 pages en_US
dc.publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries WRRC Technical Reports en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 2 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cesspools -- Hawaii -- Oahu. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Groundwater -- Pollution -- Hawaii -- Oahu. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Soil percolation -- Hawaii -- Oahu. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Soils -- Hawaii -- Oahu. en_US
dc.title WRRCTR No.2 Infiltration and Percolation of Sewage Through Oahu Soils in Simulated Cesspool Lysimeters en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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