Accession Number : ADA302376

Title :   Randolph Air Force Base Wastewater Survey, Randolph AFB TX.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 12-19 May 95,

Corporate Author : ARMSTRONG LAB BROOKS AFB TX OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Fronapfel, Paul J.

PDF Url : ADA302376

Report Date : NOV 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : This wastewater characterization effort was conducted to meet 5 goals identified by Randolph AFB (RAFB) Civil Engineering Staff: (1) Assess RAFB's compliance with the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority Industrial Waste Order (IWO); (2) Assess Oil/Water Separator (OWS) performance and determine presence of chemicals inhibitory to OWS operation; (3) Assess likelihood and extent of, and contributing factors to storm water infiltration/inflow; (4) Identify potential solutions to occasionally high chemical oxygen demand (COD) levels; (5) Determine levels of metals in base effluent. These and other considerations are discussed in this report. RAFB generally complies with the IWO with the exception of most metals. The IWO discharge limits for metals are excessively restrictive and compliance will doubtably be attainable with the limits as established. OWSs generally perform well with the exception of two units outside the transportation maintenance building. COD values in composite samples were not above the IWO limit, so OEBW recommends that RAGB collect a split sample with CCMA to compare results. jg p.3

Descriptors :   *WASTE WATER, METALS, CHEMICALS, WATER, OXYGEN, SOLUTIONS(GENERAL), INFILTRATION(FLUIDS), SAMPLING, STORMS, AIR FORCE FACILITIES, FLOW, EFFLUENTS, OILS, CIVIL ENGINEERING, FISHES, SEPARATORS.

Subject Categories : Water Pollution and Control
      Inorganic Chemistry
      Organic Chemistry
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE