Accession Number:

AD0761571

Title:

Waste Disposal for the City of Philadelphia and the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Descriptive Note:

Individual research rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-05-11

Pagination or Media Count:

124.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the research was to determine the feasibility of using waste material from Philadelphia to reclaim the wasted land of the anthracite region to productive use. A detailed literature search was conducted, supplemented by frequent field trips and continuous contact with governmental and private sources involved in related environmental problems. The study contains an analysis and comparison of digested sludge from the City of Philadelphia and dredge material from the Delaware estuary with digested sludge from Chicago. Two modes of transportation railroad and pipeline were analyzed and compared on a cost basis 1779 strip-mined locations were analyzed to ascertain suitable land available for waste application and an existing agency was selected for implementation of the proposed waste disposal plan. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE