EN 17183:2018

Characterization of sludge - Evaluation of sludge density

Publication date:   Feb 14, 2019

General information

60.60 Standard published   Dec 19, 2018


CEN/TC 308 Characterization and management of sludge

European Norm

13.030.20   Liquid wastes. Sludge



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This document specifies a method for the determination of the sludge (bulk) density. The procedure to determine density of the liquid and of the solid fractions of a suspension is described in Annex C.
This document is applicable to sludge suspensions from:
- storm water handling;
- urban wastewater collecting systems;
- urban wastewater treatment plants;
- treating industrial wastewater similar to urban wastewater [7];
- water supply treatment plants.
This method is also applicable to sludge suspensions from other origin, provided the necessary verifications are done.

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EN 17183:2018
60.60 Standard published
Dec 19, 2018