Most installations will not require all the
Treatment Plants, provides additional information useful to
operators planning or in the process of constructing new or
upgraded wastewater treatment systems.
Augmenting Handbook. This handbook provides
technical guidance on topics that are not covered in the
Sacramento series or that deserve special emphasis. Both the
Sacramento series and this handbook apply to all personnel
responsible for operating and maintaining fixed-base wastewater
treatment systems, including decision makers, mid-level managers,
Organization of Handbook. It is suggested that
the reader become familiar with the organization, content, and
intended use of this handbook by first looking at the table of
To aid the reader in locating other topics concerning
wastewater treatment systems, a list of chapter titles for each
of the Sacramento series manuals has been included as Appendix A.
Appendix B provides a cross reference for readers,
listing each topic along with the section location in this
handbook and corresponding chapter in the Sacramento Series
volumes that contain the referenced information.
Cancellation. This handbook supersedes TM 5-655,
MO 212, and AFM 91-32, Operation and Maintenance of Domestic and
Industrial Wastewater Systems.