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Year Round Land Treatment

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12-10-019June 2012
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Author(s) Nichols, Donald G.
Description Washington State’s water quality law and regulations require all facilities that discharge wastewater to apply AKART (All Known, Available, and Reasonable methods of Treatment) to their wastewater as a condition to be issued a wastewater discharge permit. Ecology defines AKART for land treatment systems, but its Water Quality Program will consider, on a case-by-case basis, innovative alternatives to storage. Ecology worked with Basic American Foods, a potato processing facility, to re-engineer their wastewater discharge process so that it would meet the requirements for AKART and therefore be more protective of ground water in the area.
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Keywords AKART, treatment, water quality
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WATER QUALITY PERMIT Water Quality Permit ID: ST0005213