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Theme: Slurry and waste management

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WA0201: `To reduce odour emmision through identification of livestock housing, slurry store and land-spreading`
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £342,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0202: To develop and assess waste reed bed treatment systems with regard to control of odour and water pollution
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £47,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0203: Quantify losses of pollutants after application of wastes to land and understand controlling mechanisms
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £184,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0204: To identify and evaluate grassland management systems based on the utilisation of slurry
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £83,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0205: Devise methods to control formation of odours from wastes by understanding chemical & microbial processes involved
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £213,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0206: Aeration regimes to control slurry pollution
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £246,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0207: Devise designs for more efficient slurry aerators using basic physical/biochemical mechanisms of aeration
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £123,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0208: Design of biofilters to control odour nuisance from livestock
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £133,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0209: An investigated approach to odour control
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £307,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0210: Determine factors which influence infiltration and treatment within soil of dilute farm effluent
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £116,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
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