Managing Earthen Manure Storage Basins During Drought

Published 2013
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Drought conditions can challenge the management of earthen basins and treatment lagoons. This NebGuide covers basic management of anaerobic treatment lagoons, earthen manure slurry basins, and manure runoff holding ponds. It also discusses potential damage to basin liners or berms, concentrated manure solids and nutrients, preventing fly/mosquito breeding; and maintaining and repairing discharge pipe and overflow spillway and berms.

Publication Details


Amy Millmier Schmidt


Natural Resources

Waste Management

Publication Date August 05, 2013
Last Revision Date August 05, 2013
Language English

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