(b) Population peaks are very important in
The features of any local recycling operations should be
determining maximum demand. This includes time over-
laps of personnel arriving and leaving an installation.
(b) The carrying capacity of major waste disposal
When the population peaks are seasonal or associated
facilities should be determined, including landfill sites.
with weekend training a monthly effective population
transfer stations, incinerators, or resource recovery plants.
Collection procedures should be reviewed. Waste collection
may be computed. It may be necessary to weight or
and disposal records for the past two or three years will
prorate the figures to obtain a representative monthly
establish per capita and industrial contribution rates.
population. After it is determined, the effective population
is applied to utility usage rates to generate capacity require-
When no reliable data are available, the analysis should
be based on a domestic contribution rate of 8 pounds
capacity per day, translated to 800 pounds per cubic yard
(c) A determination should be made of the
magnitude of improvement necessary to remove the first
level of limitation within the system to raise its overall
(c) Means of removing system limitations and
determining the maximum accelerated use of present
carrying capacity. The general cost level and the time
landfill capacity will be identified Since landfill capacity
required to correct the limitation should be established
is a direct function of generation rate and time, remaining
(d) Special requirements for fire protection and
commercial/industrial-type uses within the installation
available landfill volume can be used to support a
constant effective population for a specific number of
also should be identified Potable and non-potable systems
years Expansion requirements are based on the installation
should be examined separately when both exist at an
(5) Storm drainage.
(3) Sewerage system.
(a) Local drainage patterns, steep slopes, flood-
(a) The degree of sewerage system coverage
plains, and wetlands relate to storm drainage characteristics.
should be related to present land use and topography.
Areas of historic flooding or pending should be identified.
Those areas which use septic tanks with tile fields or
(b) Design flows of major storm drainage
packaged treatment units will be identified as will on-post
components should be established to determine the capa-
areas not connected to the installation collection system
city needed to safely confine and convey design flows
or off-post areas connected to the on-post system. A
review of the effective population figures will reveal areas
appropriate to the installation mission. Limitations in the
existing system and their influence on installation mission
of service limitations due to high density housing or
and objectives should be identified so that the potential for
industrial flow served by small diameter lines.
reduction in flooding through system improvements can
(b) The carrying capacity of each major com-
ponent of the sewerage system--trunk lines, major lift or
(6) Electric power system.
pumping stations, and on-post treatment facilities- will
be established using the appropriate per capita domestic
contribution rate. Where treatment is provided off-post,
to the installation, Off-post supplier(s) will provide inform-
ation about system limitations due to equipment capacity
contract limitations on treatment should be verified
Significant limitations in the collection system such as
or contract agreements. An evacuation of the location of
on-post generating facilities will identify possible land use
inflow and infiltration problems should be identified and
the necessary corrective measures should be documented
(b) The present distribution system should be
Significant on-post sources of industrial waste waters and
examined relative to present land uses in terms of degree
type of waste generated also should be identified The
of coverage, loading of substations, routing of circuits, and
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
availability of alternate supplies. Available data may be
Permit Program regulates discharge into surface streams.
used to identify existing service and distribution problems.
The need for NPDES permit should be evaluated. The
effectiveness of SOP and treatment to handle the waste
(c) The carrying capacity for major components-
load should be analyzed
supply, transmission transformers, and distribution circuits-
should be established. In particular, the impact of indus-
trial energy demand on the system should be noted. Street
to remove the first level of limitation will be established,
and security lighting are also part of the electric power
including the general cost level and the time required to
system. These items should be examined sufficiently to
correct the limitation.
determine the type, location, and adequacy of existing
(4) Solid waste.
(a) Waste disposal methods used, disposal
systems. Limitation factors of the system should be
identified and the magnitude and cost of eliminating the
locations, and the percentage of total waste disposed in
first level of limitations should be established
each location should be identified for the installation.
Significant waste generators should be noted along with
the type of waste generated and its treatment and disposal.