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Environmental assessment of methods for disinfecting sewage discharges - AE0403

R&D Summary Objectives:- Assess and advise on the toxic side effects of sewage disinfection processes on the marine environment with particular regard to shellfish beds. Key customer purpose:- MAFF may formulate policy on sewage disinfection and advise the NRA on consents for coastal discharges of disinfected sewage, under provision of the Act.
To assess and advise on the toxicity of sewage effluents subjected to experimental disinfection treatments. To decide the Ministry's preferred means of sewage disinfection and the occasions when it should be obligatory.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1993

Cost: £52,430
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine