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Quiz

Federal Standards for the Application of Domestic Septage (USEPA - 503 regulations)

  1. Federal Standards for the Application of Domestic Septage (USEPA - 503 regulations)
    Incorrect. The correct answer is highlighed in green below.

    The Annual Application Rate of domestic septage, represented by the formula:

    AAR (gallons/Acre/Year) = (Pounds Nitrogen Required for Crop Yield) ÷ 0.0026

    ...is used to:

    1. Prevent excess pathogens from entering surface waters
    2. Prevent over application of Phosphorus
    3. Prevent over application of Nitrogen
      (page 21)
    4. Prevent over application of Potassium
  2. Federal Standards for the Application of Domestic Septage (USEPA - 503 regulations)
    Incorrect. The correct answer is highlighed in green below.

    One option in managing separated solids as domestic septage is to land apply the solids based upon:
    1. The gallons of septage from which they were separated during treatment
      (page 24)
    2. The total gallons of dewatered septage after treatment
    3. 50 percent of the crop nutrient need
    4. 25 percent of the crop nutrient need
  3. Federal Standards for the Application of Domestic Septage (USEPA - 503 regulations)
    Incorrect. The correct answer is highlighed in green below.

    For domestic septage with no additional treatment, animals:
    1. Must not be allowed to graze on treated land for one year after application
    2. May graze with no restrictions on treated land
    3. May graze if permitted
    4. Must not be allowed to graze on treated land for 30 days after application
      (page 29)
  4. Federal Standards for the Application of Domestic Septage (USEPA - 503 regulations)
    Incorrect. The correct answer is highlighed in green below.

    Which of the following is not a vector attraction reduction alternative for domestic septage applied to Non-public Contact land?
    1. Injection
    2. Incorporation
    3. Irrigation
      (page 32)
    4. pH adjustment
  5. Federal Standards for the Application of Domestic Septage (USEPA - 503 regulations)
    Incorrect. The correct answer is highlighed in green below.

    Any fire involving quick lime should be extinguished using:
    1. Water
    2. More quick lime
    3. Carbon Dioxide
      (page 39)
    4. Argon
  6. Federal Standards for the Application of Domestic Septage (USEPA - 503 regulations)
    Incorrect. The correct answer is highlighed in green below.

    pH adjustment of septage must be able to retain at a pH of 12 for a minimum of   minutes before being applied.
    1. 60
    2. 90
    3. 120
    4. 30
      (page 41)