By Lakshmi N. Reddi, American Society of Civil Engineers Task Committee on Animal Waste con
''Animal Waste Containment in Lagoons'' presents a complete view of the cutting-edge perform of animal waste containment and provides instructions for destiny study thoughts. Practitioners within the following disciplines: water assets, environmental, geotechnical, and agricultural engineering will locate this handbook to be very useful. subject matters lined contain: destiny of nitrogen compounds in animal waste lagoons; Seepage and delivery via anaerobic lagoon liners; Clogging of animal waste lagoon liners; comparing seepage losses and liner functionality at animal waste lagoons utilizing water stability tools; Use of coal combustion by-products as low permeability liners for manure garage amenities; and Air caliber matters linked to farm animals construction
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1 Ammonification Waste stabilization systems such as animal waste lagoons utilize microbes to produce a sequence of nitrogen transformations, the first step of which is ammonification of the organic nitrogen. This biochemical reaction is the 16 ANIMAL WASTE CONTAINMENT IN LAGOONS initial step in the mineralization of organic nitrogen. Ammonification occurs during decomposition of animal and plant matter and animal fecal material. The ammonification process results in the release of ammonia as proteins and other nitrogen-containing organic compounds undergo biological conversion and can be expressed as follows: Organic-N (Proteins, urea) The enzymes responsible for ammonification are associated with heterotrophic microorganisms with minor participation of fauna.
The decay of NH4-N is attributed to its consumption by microorganisms. Nitrogen is available as a source to the organisms in two forms: NH4+ and NO3~. 5 mg/L. When nitrogen is present in both forms, organisms prefer the ionic source of N in NH4+ for protein synthesis. Preferential uptake of NH4+ over NO3~ has been demonstrated in several studies (Paul and Clark 1996). The retardation of ammonium is expected because of the cation adsorptive capacity of negatively charged clay particles. Significant retardations observed in Figure 3-9 can be understood in terms of the potential NH4 40 ANIMAL WASTE CONTAINMENT IN LAGOONS FIGURE 3-9.
S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grouping. Soil No. 1, a coarser material, was acquired with the intent of creating a modified soil by adding bentonite. Soil No. IB refers to the mixture of 94% Soil No. 1 and 6% commercial bentonite. The fines contents (using hydrometer and sieve analyses) and the Atterberg limits reported in Table 3-3 were determined using ASTM standard tests D-422, D421, and D-4318, respectively. All of these soil types belonged to Group II, hence the emphasis on the laboratory component of this study was to check if the soils meet the seepage standards imposed by the KDHE.