sewage lagoon


sewage lagoon
   Any artificial pond or other water-filled excavation for the natural oxidation of sewage or disposal of animal manure.
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • Aerated lagoon — An aerated lagoon or aerated basin is a holding and/or treatment pond provided with artificial aeration to promote the biological oxidation of wastewaters. [cite book |author=Middlebrooks, E.J., et al|title=Wastewater Stabilization Lagoon Design …   Wikipedia

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