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Title: Contingency Base Camp solid waste generation
Authors: United States. Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology
Cosper, Stephen D.
Anderson, H. Garth
Kinnevan, Kurt J.
Kim, Byung J. (Byung Joo)
Keywords: Army facilities
Contingency base camps
Operations and management
Solid wastes
Publisher: Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: Solid waste management is an important engineering function at Forward Operating Bases (FOBs). Due to the contingency nature of base operations and daily life at the FOB, waste generation is likely to be always higher than Continental United States (CONUS) on a per soldier basis. To improve operational effectiveness and efficiency, there is a need to gather baseline information on which to evaluate the performance of new technologies and approaches to solid waste management. To fill this data gap, the Army Study Program funded a group of studies for power, water, and waste management. This specific work characterized and quantified solid waste generation, which includes septage (“blackwater”) generation, at the “per soldier” and base camp level.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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