Civil Engineering - Waste Water Engineering - Discussion


To maintain aerobic biological activity, the moisture content of the compost mass should be about

[A]. 45%
[B]. 50%
[C]. 55%
[D]. 60%.

Answer: Option C


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Duhan said: (May 11, 2019)  
It should be not less than 60%.

Kifayat Ullah said: (Aug 31, 2019)  
It should be in range of 40 to 60.

Anirban Roy said: (Aug 2, 2020)  
During the main composting stage, higher moisture content, in the region of 50-55%, may be recorded.

Increasing the moisture content to 55% - 60% is desirable at the start of the summer, or dry season, to allow for an increased rate of evaporation during hot and dry weather.

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