Mayor Lund of Salmon Arm wrote to the Minister of Environment in October 1978 seeking assistance in resolving Salmon Arm's effluent disposal problems. The present STP discharge is to the Salmon Arm of Shuswap Lake. The treatment is biological without nutrient removal. Previous reports have recommended spray irrigation and exfiltration. Unfortunately, the sites recommended in the reports were not acceptable for various reasons such as high water tables and groundwater contamination at the spray irrigation site. The Resource Recovery Section was assigned the task of looking at possible spray irrigation sites and of presenting spray irrigation costs and in-plant phosphorus removal costs. The sites selected for spray irrigation are the most favourable locations available (excluding reservation land), based on information provided by the Resources Analysis Branch. The area evaluated falls within the boundaries of the Resources Analysis land evaluation maps appended. A complete explanation of the method of land eva
Haughton, E.R.. 1980. Salmon Arm Tertiary Treatment Alternatives. BC Ministry of Environment
Keywords: tertiary, treatment alternative, salmon arm
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