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Effluent Guidelines

Drinking Water Treatment Residuals Management

1. Drinking Water Treatment Plant Residuals Management Technical Report (2011)
Summary of information collected by EPA to assess drinking water treatment plant (WTP) discharges of treatment residuals to surface water. Includes technical and financial information about WTPs based on a national survey, site visit reports and literature review. Information is provided about drinking water treatment technologies and residuals best management practices that may be useful to NPDES permit writers and WTPs with NPDES permits.
Contact: Tom Born ( at 202-566-1001
2. Technical Analysis of Guaynabo Drinking Water Facility (2009)
Analysis of drinking water treatment residuals discharged from the Guaynabo, Puerto Rico Water Treatment Plant. Includes comparison of two technology options for development of NPDES permit limits.
Contact: Jeff Gratz ( at 212-637-3891

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