# DESIGN OF SEPTIC TANK FOLLOWED BY ANAEROBIC FILTER

As per IS Code 2470 Nos. of residentials Nos. of users per House Assume Floating population (Servants, Security man, Guest etc.) Total Nos. of Persons Probable Peak Discharge Interception factor Total Peak Discharge Cleaning period of Septic Tank Tank Capacity For Sedimentation
('@0.92 m2 for 10 lpm flow)

= = = = = = = =

2 Nos. 5 Nos. 100% 20 Nos. 9 lpm/fixture 60% 43.20 lpm

2

=

3.97 m2

Assume sedimentation despth Sedimentation Volume For Sludge Digestion

= =

0.30 m
1.19 m3

= =

0.64 m3 3.07 m3

Volume of Sludge Storage
(7.67 m3 per 100 persons/year)

For Seed Sludge
('@10% of total Sludge Storage)

0.31 m3

Volume of Free Board Depth of Free Board Volume of Free Board Total Volume Total Depth of Tank Liquid Depth L: B Ratio Assume Breadth

= = = = = = 1: 2 = Length = LxB 2 B2 = Breadth = Length = = = =

0.30
1.19 m3

6.40 m3
1.61 m 1.31 m 1B 2B 3.97 m2 1.41 m 2.82 m

Over all Dimensions Overall Volume of Septic Tank Liquid capacity of Septic Tank

5.21 m3 4.01 m3

X

2.82

1.41

X

1.31

00 m 1.34 m2 1.34 m2 1B 1B 1.16 Size of Biological Filter = X X 1.16 m 1.16 1.Design of Biological Filter Total Population Volume of Biological Filter ('@0.00 m3 1.00 .16 1.00 souls 1.34 m3 Selected design Volume of Anaerobic Filter Keep Depth of Biological Filter Plan Area of Biological Filter L: B Ratio Assume Breadth 1.05 m3 /capita) Volume as per 1/3rd of the liquid capacity of septic tank = = = = = = = 1: 1 = Length = LxB 1 B2 = B = Breadth = Length = 20.34 m3 1.16 m 1.

= = = = = 518. Load factor Fixtures of 53 48 8 50 48 24 4 3 4 1 2 1 212 144 32 50 96 24 558 560 5 Nos.67 m per 100 persons/year) 3 For Seed Sludge ('@10% of total Sludge Storage) 3.70 m2 Assume sedimentation despth Sedimentation Volume For Sludge Digestion ('@0.DESIGN OF SEPTIC TANK FOLLOWED BY ANAEROBIC FILTER As per IS Code 2470 Nos. of users per House Assume Floating population (Servants. Fixture Value as Total Nos. Fixture Value Calculation Nos.30 14.14 m3 Volume of Free Board Depth of Free Board Volume of Free Board Total Volume Keep width of Septic Tank = = = = 0. of WC Nos. of Persons Flow in Litre/minute as per Table-32 Cleaning period of Septic Tank Tank Capacity For Sedimentation ('@0. of Sink (Kitchen) Washing Area Total Say Nos. of WB Nos. of Occupancy in Office/commercial complex etc. of residentials Nos.56 m3 31. 300 Nos.31 m3 = = 6.92 m2 for 10 lpm flow) = = 24 Nos. of Urinals Nos.032 m / head/day) 3 = = 0. Guest etc. of WHB Nos. Nos. Security man.) Total Nos.30 m 14.77 m3 3.45 m3 Volume of Sludge Storage (7. 5% 205 Nos.52 lpm 2 = 47.50 m .31 m3 69.

20 .05 m3 /capita) Volume as per 1/3rd of the liquid capacity of septic tank = = = = = = = 1: 1 = Length = LxB 1 B2 = B = Breadth = Length = 205.41 m2 1B 1B 15.49 m Length of 2nd Chamber (Length of 1st Chamber should be 1/3rd of total length of tank) = 4.24 m 9.93 m PLAN SECTION X Size of Biological Filter = 3.Keep depth of Septic Tank including free board Total Length of Septic Tank Length of 1st Chamber (Length of 1st Chamber should be 2/3rd of total length of tank) = 1.40 m = = 14.25 m3 18.41 m2 3.75 m Design of Biological Filter Total Population Volume of Biological Filter ('@0.00 souls 10.93 3.49 m3 18.20 m 15.93 X 3.49 m3 Selected design Volume of Anaerobic Filter Keep Depth of Biological Filter Plan Area of Biological Filter L: B Ratio Assume Breadth 1.93 1.93 m 3.

20 9.70 6.60 11.52 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 220 240 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 2.10 7. of Fixtures Flow in lpm Nos.40 24.10 28.30 4.20 8.00 16. of Fixture TABLE-A Unit Rate of Flow 560 518.10 43.00 3.40 14.10 57.10 5.60 8.Enter Nos.90 51.10 36.40 21.30 5.10 26.40 7.80 .60 9.70 19.

80 181.10 548.BLE-A Flow in minute liters per 56.10 794.30 738.60 121.70 397.20 261.50 1455.00 1241.40 473.60 681.50 321.80 605.70 230.80 162.60 94.20 272.90 1022.10 143.90 1635.90 242.10 .70 200.60 215.

34 3.60 1. of User 50 100 150 200 Recommended Capacity and Size of Septic Tank for Hostel and Boarding Houses Length Breadth Liquid Depth Liquid Capacity Distance of (One year cleaning Partition wall from period inlet 5.6 5.72 1.40 25.00 1.30 1.30 5.Nos.4 56.30 1.00 .80 2.50 2.8 2.40 6.00 1.00 1.9 8.80 7.36 0.1 3.32 0.6 3.9 1 1 37.57 5 10 15 20 Nos.40 3.1 50 100 150 200 300 12.00 2.12 1.10 1.70 2.20 8. of User Length Recommended Capacity and Size of Septic Tank for Housing Colony Breadth Liquid Depth Liquid Capacity Sludge to be Distance of (One year cleaning removed (One Partition wall from period year cleaning inlet period 1.7 Nos.70 2.40 1.30 0.40 33.80 3.90 1.6 2 2.00 2.30 10.10 1.40 0.7 1 1 1 10 22.90 0.4 14.75 0.40 0.80 5.30 0.08 1.40 16.90 2. of User Recommended Capacity and Size of Septic Tank for Housing Colony Length Breadth Liquid Depth Liquid Capacity Distance of (One year cleaning Partition wall from period inlet 5 8 10.4 28.3 7.70 1.3 9.60 0.

30 1.20 .40 7.70 3.300 10.40 49.