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Chapter Twelve of the SW-846 Compendium: Monitoring Land Treatment Units

A monitoring program is an essential component at any land treatment unit and should be planned to provide assurance of appropriate facility design, to act as a feedback loop to furnish guidance on improving unit management, and to indicate the rate at which the treatment capacity is being approached. Because many assumptions must be made in the design of a land treatment unit, monitoring can be used to verify whether the initial data and assumptions were correct or if design or operational changes are needed. 

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