The use of oxidation ditches for treatment of sewage from small communities.

  • Jan Baars
  • Published 1962 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization


The system of prolonged aeration in an oxidation ditch permits the full treatment of sewage from small communities at the same proportionate cost as that of the conventional activated-sludge system for large communities. It must be considered an important means of abating surface-water pollution. The treatment may be continuous or discontinuous, depending… (More)


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