The Percolation Test – A Test with False PretensionsOnsite and Decentralised Sewerage and Recycling Conference (2008)
An inappropriate test lacking predictive value is used in Victoria for sizing EPA-accredited effluent disposal fields. No one has any evidence that the use of the percolation test leads to a sustainable loading rate of a land application area, so why should it not be scrapped?
- Percolation test,
- Soil hydraulic conductivity,
- Sizing effluent disposal fields
Publication DateOctober, 2008
Citation InformationRobert van de Graaff and Jude Alexander. "The Percolation Test – A Test with False Pretensions" Onsite and Decentralised Sewerage and Recycling Conference (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jude_alexander/5/