Rationalisation of wastewater treatment plants in Launceston

Crouch, Glen (2005) Rationalisation of wastewater treatment plants in Launceston. [USQ Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The condition and level of treatment provided by the existing sewerage infrastructure and treatment facilities in Launceston is unsatisfactory by today's standards. An improvement of the standard of treatment of wastewater, and a reduction of the frequency and severity of overflows cannot be achieved without significant infrastructure upgrades and modifications. A number of options have been considered, however it is obvious that two particular options warrant more detailed investigation. The options nominated involve a regional approach and a reduction in the overall number of wastewater treatment plants. The rationalisation will incur higher capital costs, however lower overall operating costs dictate that rationalisation will provide an economical long term solution.


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Item Type: USQ Project
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:21
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: sewage, wastewater, water quality, treatment plant
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090508 Water Quality Engineering
09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090509 Water Resources Engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/468

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