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Quiz

Practice Problems: Waste Stabilization Ponds

Section 905.90 and Appendix A, Illustration R, exhibit C
  1. Practice Problems: Waste Stabilization Ponds

    How many gallons of storage are required for a 4 bedroom house without a garbage disposal?

    48000 gallons
    • 200 x 4 = 800 X 60 = 48,000 gallons
  2. Practice Problems: Waste Stabilization Ponds

    What is the lagoon surface area required with a 3 foot depth for a 4 bedroom house without a garbage disposal?

    2133 square feet
  3. Practice Problems: Waste Stabilization Ponds

    How many gallons would be required for a lagoon to service a youth camp with a cafeteria and a 30 person capacity?

    108000 gallons
    • 30 X 60 = 1800 x 60 = 108,000 gallons
  4. Practice Problems: Waste Stabilization Ponds

    What is the regional surface area required for a 5 foot deep lagoon to service a youth camp with a cafeteria and a 30 person capacity?

    2880 square feet