Document Type


Date of Award

Fall 1-31-1997

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering - (Ph.D.)


Civil and Environmental Engineering

First Advisor

Hsin Neng Hsieh

Second Advisor

Su Ling Cheng

Third Advisor

Robert Dresnack

Fourth Advisor

S. Mitra

Fifth Advisor

Dorairaja Raghu


Disposal of water treatment plant (WTP) have raised great concerns due to the stringent water quality standards and environmental regulations, and limited availability of land for ultimate disposal. The ultimate disposal of water treatment plant residuals by using monofill may be one of the most economical, and feasible options. Design and operation of such a monofill will be simple because of the uniformity of the characteristics of WTP residuals.