Accession Number:

ADA467328

Title:

Evaluation of Six Options for Obtaining Red Water

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 1992-Aug 1993

Corporate Author:

INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CORP CINCINNATI OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

65.0

Abstract:

The mission of the U. S. Army Environmental Center AEC includes conducting research and development in support of environmental compliance at Army installations. The AEC is conducting a research and development program to select and demonstrate the best available treatment technology for red water in support of environmental compliance at Army ammunition plants AAPs. Red water is an aqueous effluent generated during production of trinitrotoluene TNT and is a listed hazardous waste. There is a key ingredient in many of military ordnances. The AEC previously completed a comparative evaluation of thirty potential red water treatment technologies. The evaluation resulted in identification of two technologies, wet air oxidation and circulating bed combustion, that are sufficiently advanced to warrant pilot-scale demonstration. However, the demonstrations cannot be conducted until a source of approximately 50,0x gallons of red water is secured.

Subject Categories:

  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE