This is a complete primer on the various systems that can be used to replace expensive gravity sewer systems presently used in small and large communities.
This brand-new edition provides a general overview of collection systems and then elaborates on the design, performance, and management of three specific types:
Updated to include advanced technology in the field, Alternative Sewer Systems, Manual of Practice FD-12 offers a frank, detailed look at the advantages and disadvantages of alternative systems. It provides the interfacing requirements for discharge to conventional sewers, as well as issues concerning grinder-pumps and piping.
It Provides pros and cons of using alternative collection, discharge interface requirements, grinder-pump needs, piping requirements, SI as primary units and U.S. as secondary. This comprehensive guide covers pressure sewer systems, vacuum sewer systems, effluent sewer systems, including septic tank effluent pumping (STEP) and septic tank effluent gravity (STEG) systems.