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Reg. No.

136 S 25
(scHEME * 2013)

Time : 3 Hours Max' Marks : 70

Note : Qucstion No. 1 is compulsory and it must be answered first in sequence at one
place only.

Answer any FOUR from the remaining.

Question Ng. 1 carries 10 marks and remaining questions carry 15 marks


1. Answer the foliowing : (10 x 1 = 10)

(a) Define the term sewerage.

(b) What is nitrification?
(c) Why COD is greater than BOD of given sewage?
(d) What is the significance of oxygen sag curve?
(e) What is sludge bulking?
(0 What is the purpose of flushing tank?
(g) Flxplain the term MLSS.
(h) What is attached. growth system? Give two examples'
(i) What is Algal-bacterial symbiosis?
(j) What is RRIi concePt?

2. (a) What is sanitation? Explain objectives of sanitation? ft)

(b) For a small town having population of 1,50,000 residing over an area
?0 hectares. Find, the design discharge for combined sewer for the
following data :

Rate of water supply = 150 lpcd

Run off coeff. = 0.50
Time of concentration = 25 minutes. (8)

Turn Over
3. (a) Determine the size of circular sewer and velocity of flow for a discharge of
0.? curn/sec running half fuli. i = 0.0001, n= 0,012 and velocity ratio from
graph is 0.98. (5)

(b) Explain the functions drop manhole and flushing tank with neat
sketches. (10)

4. (a) What is BOD? Derive BOD expression 5 day BOD at a waste water
sample at 20o C is 280 mglL. Find the 3-day BOD @ 25 C? (9)

(b) Write short notes on : (6)

(r) Oxygen sag curve and

(ii) Sewage sickness.

Enumerate the importance of primary treatment. State various units in

primary treatment of sewage and discuss them briefly. (15)

6. (a) filter. (8)

Sketch and describe the construction and working of Trickling
(b) Explain activated process with a neatflow diagram? (?)

7. (a) Write a note on collection and transportation of urban solid waste. (8)
(b) What are the various methods of solid waste disposal? Explain about
composting. U)

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