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Abstract

This volume contains the proceedings of a Round Table seminar, held within the framework of the Concerted Action "Treatment and use of sewage sludge" by Working Party 3 responsible for "Hygienic aspects related to treatment and use of sewage sludge", at Hohenheim/Stuttgart 8-10 October 1984. The objectives of the seminar were to assess the microbial inactivation of sludge stabilization processes and thus to evaluate their use as sludge hygienization procedures as alternatives to established methods like pasteurization and irradiation. A great variety of sludge treatment processes were discussed including mesophilic digestion, thermophilic digestion, composting, lime treatment, chemical disinfection, lagooning, drying beds and microwave treatment. Problems were encountered: concerning the choice of test organisms + pathogens or indicator organisms, and which organisms from the particular groups +, and the question whether indigenous microorganisms or seeded pure cultures should be used; concerning recovery methods, and evaluation of data and more besides.

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Authors: STRAUCH D UNIVERSITAET HOHENHEIM, STUTTGART (GERMANY) HAVELAAR A H RIJKSINSTITUUT VOOR VOLKSGESONDHEID EN MILIEUHYGIENE, BILTHOVEN (THE NETHERLANDS) L'HERMITE P CEC BRUXELLES (BELGIUM) , UNIVERSITAET HOHENHEIM, STUTTGART (GERMANY);RIJKSINSTITUUT VOOR VOLKSGESONDHEID EN MILIEUHYGIENE, BILTHOVEN (THE NETHERLANDS);CEC BRUXELLES (BELGIUM)
Bibliographic Reference: BOOK: 225 P., 1985, ISBN 0-85334-383-7 WRITE TO ELSEVIER SCIENCE PUBLISHERS LTD., CROWN HOUSE, LINTON ROAD, BARKING, ESSEX IG11 8JU (UK), PRICE: UKL 25, (EUR 9646 EN).
Record Number: 1989124019300 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
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