Industrial Wastewater Plant

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Title: Industrial Wastewater Plant

Author(s): Dewey W. Johnson and Frank M. Mansbach

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 27-32

Keywords: construction joints; hydrostatic tests; joint sealers; plants; industrial waste treatment; mix proportioning; reinforced concrete; seepage; structural design; Design

Date: 12/1/1988

Abstract:
Describes construction of a conventionally reinforced concrete basin complex for an industrial wastewater treatment plant containing 79,000 yd3 of concrete and 8700 tons of reinforcing steel. A method of leak detection was employed that provides a positive and immediate indication of leakage, assessment of leakage quantity, and ready access for repair for the 8-acre structure. The structure contains innovative details provided through extensive constructability review and value awareness study during the conceptual engineering phase.