By Robin Fell
The purpose of this booklet is to offer a "state of practice", quite highlighting universal difficulties, mistakes and omissions. issues addressed contain embankment dams, weathering strategies, geotechnical investigations, and origin grouting.
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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.