Oxygen transfer to water in gravity flow pipes has been studied in a 24 m long, 0.225 m diameter sewer. Laboratory tests were conducted where the slope and flow in the sewer could be varied independently. The clean water reaeration test was used to determine the oxygen transfer. The KL value for the oxygen transfer was found to be a function of energy dissipation and mean hydraulic depth. The results are discussed in relation to oxygen transfer determinations in flumes and field studies of oxygen transfer in sewers.
Research Article|April 01 1995
Oxygen transfer in gravity flow sewers
Water Sci Technol (1995) 31 (7): 127-135.