The Angang Sewage Disposal Plant is a sewage treatment plant located in the city of Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea. It began operating in April, 2005 by the co-investment of the Government of North Gyeongsang and Gyeongju City with a fund of 44,300,000,000 won to install the facilities to prevent the pollution of Hyeongsan River which is a main water source for Gyeongju and Pohang residents. The plant is located on a spacious site with 39,000 m2 in Homyeong-ri, Gangdong-myeon where nature friendly facilities are also built to provide recreational venues for the locals. Through intercepting sewer pipes with a 56.1 km length and 14 pumping stations, the plant has a capacity in dealing with 18,000 tone of domestic sewage per day that comes from Angang-eup, and Gangdong-myeon in Gyeongju. The facilities have high-powered disposal equipments which are developed by related industrial companies to maintain the final discharging water as the first or second degree water in quality, so that it is used as river maintenance flow and agricultural water in case a drought occurs.[1][2]

Angang Sewage Disposal Plant
Hangul
안강하수처리장
Revised RomanizationAngang hasu cheorijang
McCune–ReischauerAnkang hasu ch'ŏrichang

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  1. ^ Ministry of Environment of South Korea (2005-04-28). "경주 안강하수처리장 준공" [The completion of the Angang Sewage Disposal Plant in Gyeongju] (in Korean). Yonhap News.[dead link]
  2. ^ Song, Won-ho (송원호) (2005-04-27). 경주,안강하수종말 처리장 준공 (in Korean). Daegu Ilbo. Archived from the original on 2011-10-02.

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