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Onsite Sewage Research Reports

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Title of Publication

Publication Year

Managing the "Other" Advanced Sewage Treatment Systems: An Assessment of Florida's Aerobic Treatment Units and Similar On-Site Sewage Treatment Systems 2013

Assessment of the Performance and Management of Advanced Onsite Systems in Florida, published in the proceedings for the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association’s Annual Conference 2013

2013
C-HS4 Monitoring Data Summary Report No. 4 – Florida Onsite Sewage Nitrogen Reduction Strategies Study. Task C.25 Progress Report 2013
C-HS3 Monitoring Data Summary Report No. 4 – Florida Onsite Sewage Nitrogen Reduction Strategies Study. Task C.25 Progress Report 2013
C-HS2 Monitoring Data Summary Report No. 4 – Florida Onsite Sewage Nitrogen Reduction Strategies Study. Task C.25 Progress Report 2012
C-HS1 Monitoring Data Summary Report No. 1 – Florida Onsite Sewage Nitrogen Reduction Strategies Study. Task C.25 Progress Report 2011
Preliminary Evaluation of Septic Tank Influences on Nutrient Loading to The Lower St. Johns River Basin and Its Tributaries - Final Report - FDEP Contract WM952 2011
Comparison of Fecal Coliform Before and After Wastewater Treatment Facility: A Case Study Near A Coastal Town in the Southeastern USA 2011
Final Study and Report on Phase 1 of the Florida Onsite Sewage Nitrogen Reduction Strategies Study (2008-2010) 2010
Evaluation of Water Quality Around the Town of Suwannee, Florida, and Comparison to Historic Data - Contract COQOT - Extension 2010
Florida Passive Nitrogen Removal Study - Final Report 2008
Florida Passive Nitrogen Removal Study - Additional Monitoring 2008
Evaluation of Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems in Shallow Karst Terrain 2008
A Range of Cost - Effective Strategies for Reducing Nitrogen Contribution From Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems - Task 4 of The 2006-2007 WEKIVA Study 2007
Final Report - Task 3: Assess Contributions of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Relative to Other Sources - Wekiva Onsite Nitrogen Contribution Study 2007
Estimate of Nitrogen Loadings to Groundwater from Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems in the Wekiva Study Area - Task 2 Report - Wekiva Onsite Nitrogen Contribution Study 2007
Nitrogen Impact of Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems in the Wekiva Study Area 2007
Multiple Nitrogen Loading Assessments from Onsite Waste Treatment and Disposal Systems Within the Wekiva River Basin Wekiva Study Area, Florida 2007
Taylor County Beaches Pathogen and Nutrient Sources Assessment Study: Seasonal Water Quality Impacts - Final Report 2007
What Traces Can Tell About Effluent Transport to and in Groundwater - Conference Proceedings, 15th Annual Technical Education Conference and Exposition 2006 in Denver. Edgewater, MD: National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association 2006
Where Does It Go? Effluent Transport in Karst Observed at Two Onsite Sewage Systems 2005
Manatee Springs: Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal System Study: Phase I 2004
Comparison of Sulfur Hexafluoride, Fluorescein and Rhodamine Dyes and the Bacteriophage PRD-L in Tracing Subsurface Flow 2003
Final Report - Determination of an Appropriate Onsite Sewage System Setback Distance to Seasonally Inundated Areas 2001
Long Term Acceptance Rates of Common Floridan Soils 2001
The Spatial Variability of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Concentration in a Sand Aquifer Influenced by Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems: A Case Study on St. George Island 2001
Determination of Properties and the Long Term Acceptance Rate of Effluents from Food Service Establishments That Employ Onsite Sewage Treatment - Final Draft Report - Contract # LPC80 2000
Florida Keys Onsite Wastewater Nutrient Reduction Systems Demonstration Project - Phase II Addendum 2000

Groundwater and Nutrient Dynamics on a Strip Barrier Island Served by On-Site Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico (Part 1)

Groundwater and Nutrient Dynamics on a Strip Barrier Island Served by On-Site Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico (Part 2)

1999
Florida Keys Onsite Wastewater Nutrient Reduction Systems Demonstration Project 1998
Evaluation of the Potential for Restoring Commercially Viable Oyster Harvesting in Suwannee Sound 1998
Lysimeter Research Management and Support - Report of Activities under Contracts LPB85 and LPD01 1998
Final Report, Phase I: The Determination of Several Effluent Properties from Food Service Establishments that Employ On-Site Sewage Treatment Systems 1996
Data Summary Report - USF Lysimeter Station Sampling (October - December 1994) 1995
On-Site Wastewater Treatment - Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Individual and Small Community Sewage Systems 1994
Investigation of the Surface Water Contamination Potential from On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) in the Indian River Lagoon Basin 1994
Florida OSDS Research Project - Viral Study Summary 1993
Onsite Sewage Disposal System Research in Florida - An Evaluation of Current OSDS Practices in Florida 1993
Onsite Sewage Disposal System Research on The Northern Periphery of Lake Okeechobee - Final Report - Contract No. LP555 1993
An Investigation of the Surface Water Contamination Potential from On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems (OSDS) in the Turkey Creek Sub-Basin of the Indian River Lagoon 1993
Onsite Sewage Disposal System (OSDS) Research in Florida - The Capability of Fine Sand Soil for Septic Tank Effluent Treatment 1993
Onsite Sewage Disposal System - Performance Monitoring and Ground Water Quality Impacts of OSDSs in Subdivision Developments - Research in Florida 1989
Unsaturated Zone Monitoring Below Subsurface Wastewater Systems Serving Individual Homes in Florida. Contract Number LCND2 1987
Impact of On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems on Surface and Ground Water Quality 1984


Related Reports

Title of Publication

Publication Year

Preliminary Evaluation of Septic Tank Influences on Nutrient Loading to the Lower St. Johns River Basin and Its Tributaries - Final Report 2011
The Importance of OSTDS Contaminant Loading to the IRL 2009
OSDS Impacts on the St. Lucie River and Indian River Lagoon (Year II) – Final Project Report 2007
Investigation of an Onsite Wastewater Treatment System in Sandy Soil: Modeling the Fate of Surfactants 2002
Investigation of an Onsite Wastewater Treatment System in Sandy Soil: Site Characterization and Fate of Anionic and Nonionic Surfactants 2002
Contaminant Transport Investigation from an Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) in Fine Sand - Phase 3 Report 1996

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