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Re: [greenyes] Biosolids Injection Wells


At 07:23 AM 2/17/2004 -0600, keith mcdonald wrote:
I have read a lot on using old oil wells for injection of biosolids deep underground is the really a good method of disposing of biosolids or is land applying biosoilds a better way of recycling the material. Thanks Keith McDonald

I do not think sludge (call it what it is!) could be injected because the solids would soon plug the formation in the vicinity of the well screen. Sometimes liquid chemical wastes are injected in specially constructed "injection wells." No, it is not a good idea.

Alan Muller

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