The need for flexibility should be explored with the decisionmaker during the inventory. For example, providing for 180 days storage of wastes as compared to 90 days would give more flexibility in waste application to the land. Roofs over waste storage facilities with gutters and directional downspouts would provide flexibility in the amount and consistency of wastes to be handled. Another example of flexibility would be where the decisionmaker may prefer the labor saving advantages of a flush system for collection of wastes combined with scraping. During freezing weather, however, a flush system might seem inappropriate although it can be successfully operated if it is properly installed and managed. Having both a waste stacking facility and a waste storage pond would give the decisionmaker the flexibility to vary the collection method used.
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