Drying bed

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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

A bed of sand on which wet sludge is placed for drying (UNEP 2000).

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Interpretations and Explanations

Moisture is removed by evaporation and percolation through the sand bed. Excess water is removed from the base of the bed for further treatment (UNEP 2000).

References

UNEP (2000) International source book on environmentally sound technologies for wastewater and stormwater management


WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)


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