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Evaluating Activated Sludge Secondary Clarifier Performance: A Protocol
Author: Denny S. Parker, Eric J. Wahlberg, Thomas M. Keinath, Max Augustus, David T. Chapman, Ching-lin Chen, John K. Esler, Rudy J. Tekippe, Thomas E. Wilson
Date: 7/194
Presented at ASCE Environmental Engineering Specialty Conference

To establish a consistent methodology for evaluating secondary clarifier performance, the ASCE Clarifier Research Technical Committee prepared procedural guidelines in the form of a draft study during which four clarifier configurations at three full-scale activated sludge facilities were tested. Based on the experience gained in this study, the protocol was revised. An overview of the revised protocol is presented.