Designing Sewer Systems

The oily water sewer flows to an oil-water separator to remove oil and sediments, which are also removed in a sludge disposal chamber. Conventional chemical treatment is also required. The acid sewer flows to some form of neutralizing sump or acid-treating facility. Acid and alkaline sewer wastes are collected separately at sumps for neutralization or treatment. The storm water sewer has facilities for oil skimmers and a trash screen before final discharge at the point of disposal.

The steps involved in designing a sewer system follow.

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