10. Units of treatment and unit operations
This chapter details the unit operations involved in the full treatment of pig wastes and wastewaters. The major units of operation are wastewater collection, solids separation, solids stabilization, liquid treatment, and resource recovery and recycling. The order and the combination of these units of operation determines the level of treatment and the characteristics of the effluent. The units may be grouped into treatment modules that can be implemented according to a schedule of compliance.