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New Hope Pond Dredging, Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant.
Subject Terms:
New Hope Pond
Document Location:
DOE INFORMATION CENTER 1 Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; Eva Butler; Phone: 865-241-4780; Toll-Free: 800-382-6938, Option 6; FAX: 865-574-3521; Email:
Document Categories:
Health, Safety and Environment\Public Health and Safety
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Publication Date:
1972 Oct 18
Declassification Status:
Never classified
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Originating Research Org.:
Union Carbide Nuclear Division
OpenNet Entry Date:
1996 Jul 24
The background and experience with an industrial waste treatment pond designed for pH equalization are dicussed. The original design provided for a 24- hour liquid retention; however, due to silting and sludge deposits within the pond, the effectiveness of the pond has been reduced by 60 percent. The plans, problems, and solutions for the restoration of this facility by dredging are discussed.

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