ASTM D6249 - 19 - Standard Guide for Alkaline Stabilization of Wastewater Treatment Plant Residuals

ASTM D6249 - 19

Standard Guide for Alkaline Stabilization of Wastewater Treatment Plant Residuals

Status : Current   Published : May 2019



1.1 This document provides guidance for use of reactive alkaline materials (quicklime, hydrated lime, high lime fly ash, or other byproducts) for treating wastewater solids (biosolids) to reduce pathogen levels and achieve compliance with regulatory requirements. Federal (40 CFR, Part 503) regulations for use or disposal of biosolids became effective on March 22, 1993; refer to USEPA regulations and guidance documents for information on other treatment processes or for specific requirements for use or disposal of biosolids.

1.2 Additional requirements may be imposed by individual states, and these are available through state regulatory agencies that issue permits for treatment and use or disposal, or both, of biosolids.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.4  This guide does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM D6249 - 19
TitleStandard Guide for Alkaline Stabilization of Wastewater Treatment Plant Residuals
Publication Date01 May 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors alkaline stabilization, biosolids, high-lime byproducts, sewage sludge, stabilization, wastewater treatment plant, Alkaline stabilization, High-lime byproducts, Residuals, Sewage sludge monitoring, Sludge, Wastewater testing/treatment
File Size98 KB

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