Help! Salmonella in sewage sludge

David Crohn David.Crohn at ucr.edu
Thu Aug 10 22:28:52 EST 1995


In article <408u11$lu9 at newsbf02.news.aol.com>, alleno1363 at aol.com (AllenO1363) says:
>
>Dear Patrick,
>
>I do not believe that in a well run treatment plant that salmonella would
>be threat.  First of all, all pathogens should have been destroyed in the
>digestion process.  

Digestion processes do not destroy "all" pathogens.  Biosolids will
support pathogens unless specifically treated - through heat,
composting, etc.  

Dave Crohn



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