Modeling the Impact of Clustered Septic Tank Systems on Groundwater Quality

@inproceedings{Pang2006ModelingTI,
  title={Modeling the Impact of Clustered Septic Tank Systems on Groundwater Quality},
  author={Liping Pang and Chris Nokes and Jirka {\vS}imůnek and Heather Kikkert and R Pagliaricci Hector},
  year={2006}
}
Contamination of groundwater from onsite disposal of septic tank effluent is an increasing concern. In this study, HYDRUS-2D simulated the impact of clustered disposal systems on NO3 2 and fecal coliforms in groundwater in a rural community near Christchurch, New Zealand. The model included nine disposal boulder pits, embedded 4 m below the surface in alluvial gravel media, in a domain of 3.3 km by 30 m (including both unsaturated and saturated zones). Water movement between the ground surface… CONTINUE READING

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