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Waste Separation Facility

A waste separation facility

Practice Code: 632
Reporting Unit: Number (No.)

A filtration or screening device, settling tank, settling basin, or settling channel used to separate a portion of solids from a liquid waste stream.

Purposes and Benefits

  • Improves or protects air quality
  • Improves or protects water quality
  • Improves or protects animal health

Conservation Practice Documents

Web link image: Field Office Technical GuideDocuments associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide web site.


Related Conservation Practices

This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:

Anaerobic Digester (366)
Composting Facility (317)
Nutrient Management (590)
Vegetated Treatment Area (635)
Waste Recycling (633)
Waste Storage Facility (313)
Waste Transfer (634)
Waste Treatment (629)

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