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A


ABS

ABSORPTION

ACCURACY

ACID

ACIDITY

ACTIVATED SLUDGE

ACTIVATED SLUDGE PROCESS

ACUTE HEALTH EFFECTS

ADSORPTION

ADVANCED WASTE TREATMENT

AERATION

AERATION LIQUOR

AERATION TANK

AEROBES

AEROBIC

AEROBIC BACTERIA

AEROBIC DECOMPITION

AEROBIC DIGESTION

AEROBIC PROCESS

AGE TANK

AGGLOMERATION

AGLOMERATION

AGRONOMIC RATES

AIR BINDING

AIR GAP

AIR LIFT

AIR PADDING

ALARM CONTACT

ALGAE

ALIQUOT

ALKAI

ALKALINITY

AMBIENT

AMPEROMETRIC

ANALOG

ANALYZER

ANEROBES

ANEROBIC

ANEROBIC BACTERIA

ANEROBIC DECOMPOSITION

ANEROBIC DIGESTION

ANEROBIC SELECTOR

ANHYDROUS

ANION

ANNULAR SPACE

ANODE

ANOXIC

ANOXIC DENITRIFICATION

AQUEOUS

ARCH

ASEPTIC

ASPIRATE

ATTACHED GROWTH PROCESSES

AUTOTROPHIC

 

B

BACTERIA

BACTERIAL CULTURE

BAFFLE

BASE

BASIS METAL

BATCH PROCESS

BENCH SCALE ANALYSIS

BENZENE

BIOASSAY

BIOCHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND (BOD)

BIOCHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND (BOD) TEST

BIODEGRADABLE

BIODEGRADATION

BIOFLOCULATION

BIOMASS

BIOMONITORING

BIOSOLIDS

BIOSURVEY

BLANK

BLINDING

BLOCKOUT

BOD

BOUND WATER

BREAKOUT OF CHLORINE

BREAKPOINT CHLORINATION

BTU

BUFFER

BUFFER ACTION

BUFFER CAPACITY

BUFFER SOLUTION

BULKING

 

 

C

CALIBRATION

CALORIE

CAPTIVE SHOPS

CARBONACEOUS

CAS NUMBER

CATHODE

CATHODIC PROTECTION

CATION

CATION EXCHANGE CAPACITY

CAUTION

CAVITATION

CENTRATE

CENTRIFUGE

CHEMICAL EQUIVALENT

CHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND (COD)

CHEMICAL PRECIPITATION

CHLORAMINES

CHLORINATION

CHLORINE DEMAND

CHLORINE REQUIREMENT

CHLORORGANIC

CHROME PLATE

CHROMIUM

CHRONIC HEALTH EFFECTS

CILIATES

CLARIFICATION

CLARIFIER

COAGULANT

COAGULANT AID

COAGULATION

COD

COLIFORM

COLLOIDS

COLORIMETRIC MEASUREMENT

COMBINED AVAILABLE CHLORINE

COMBINED AVAILABLE RESIDULE CHLORINE

COMBINED RESIDULE CHLORINATION

COMBINED SEWER

COMMINUTION

COMMINUTOR

COMMON METALS

COMPLEXED METALS

COMPOSITE

COMPOSITE (PROPORTIONAL) SAMPLES

COMPOUND

CONCENTRATION POLARIZATION

CONFINED SPACE

CONING

CONTACT STABILIZATION

CONTINUOUS PROCESS

CONTRACTOR

CONTROL LOOP

CONTROL SYSTEM

CONTROLLER

CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT

COUNTERCURRENT RISING

CROSS CONNECTION

CRYOGENIC

CYANIDE

 

 

D

DALTON

DANGER

DANGEROUS AIR CONTAMINATION

DATEOMETER

DAY TANK

DECANT

DECHLORINATION

DECIBEL

DECOMPOSITION, DECAY

DEFINING

DEGRADATION

DELAMINATION

DENITRIFICATION

DENSITY

DESICANT

DESICCATION

DESICCATOR

DETECTION LAG

DETENTION TIME

DETRITUS

DEWATER

DEWATERABLE

DEWPOINT

DIAPHRAGM

DIATOMACEOUS

DIATOMS

DIFFUSED-AIR AERATION

DIFFUSER

DIGESTER

DIGETAL READOUT

DISCHARGE HEAD

DISINFECTION

DISOLVED OXYGEN

DISTILLATE

DISTRIBUTOR

DO

DOCTOR BLADE

DPD METHOD

DRAIN TILE SYSTEM

DRAINAGE WELLS

DRIFT

DYNAMIC HEAD

 

 

E

EDUCTOR

EFFECTIVE RANGE

EFFLORESCENCE

EFFLUENT

ELECTROCHEMICAL CORROSION

ELECTROCHEMICAL PROCESS

ELECTROLYSIS

ELECTROLYTE

ELECTROLYTIC PROCESS

ELECTROMAGNETIC FORCES

ELECTRON

ELECTROWINNING

ELEMENT

ELUTRIATION

EMPLOYEE EXPOSURE RECORD

EMPLOYEE MEDICAL RECORD

EMULSION

END POINT

ENDOGENOUS RESPIRATION

ENERGY GRADE LINE (EGL)

ENTERIC

ENTRAIN

ENZYMES

EQUALIZING BASIN

ESTUARIES

EVAPOTRANISPIRATION

EXPLOSIMETER

EXPOSE OR EXPOSURE

 

F

F/M RATIO

FACULTATIVE

FACULTATIVE POND

FAIL-SAFE

FEEDBACK

FILAMENTOUS ORGANISMS

FILTER AID

FIXED

FIXED FILM

FIXED SPRAY NOZZEL

FLAME POLISHED

FLIGHTS

FLOC

FLOCULATION

FLOW EQUALIZATION SYSTEM

FLUIDIZED

FOOD/MICROORGANISM RATIO

FORCE MAIN

FREE AVAILABLE CHLORINE

FREE AVAILABLE RESIDUAL CHLORINE

FREE CHLORINE

FREE OXYGEN

FREE RSIDUAL CHLORINATION

FREEBOARD

FRICTION LOSS

 

G

GASIFICATION

GATE

GRAB SAMPLE

GRAVIMETRIC

GRIT

GRIT REMOVAL

GROWTH RATE, Y

 

H

HARMFUL PHYSICAL AGENT OR TOXIC SUBSTANCE

HAZARDOUS WASTE

HEAD

HEAD LOSS

HEAD WORKS

HEADER

HEPATITIS

HERTZ

HETEROTROPHIC

HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM

HINDERED SOLIDS SEPARATION

HUMUS SLUDGE

HYDRAULIC GRADE LINE

HYDRAULIC LOADING

HYDROGEN ION CONCENTRATION (H+)

HYDROGEN SULFIDE GAS (H2S)

HYDROLOGIC CYCLE

HYDROLYSIS

HYDROXIDE PRECIPITATION

HYGROSCOPIC

HYPOCHLORINATION

HYPOCHLORINATORS

HYPOCHLORITE

 

I

IMHOFF CONE

IMPELLER

IMPELLER PUMP

IMPURITY

INCINERATION

INDICATOR (CHEMICAL)

INDICATOR (INSTRUMENT)

INDOLE

INFILTRATION

INFLOW

INFLUENT

INHIBITION

INHIBITORY SUBSTANCES

INOCULATE

INORGANIC WASTE

INTEGRATED PLANT

INTEGRATOR

INTERFACE

INTERFERENCE

INTERLOCK

IONIC CONCENTRATION

IONIZATION

 

J

JAR TEST

JOB SHOPS

JOGGING

 

 

K

KJEDAHL NITROGEN

 

 

L

LAUNDERS

LIMIT SWITCH

LINEAL

LINEARITY

LIQUEFACTION

LOADING

LYSIMETER

 

 

M

M or MOLAR

MANIFOLD

MANOMETER

MASKING AGENTS

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS)

MBAS

MCRT

MEAN CELL RESIDENCE TIME (MCRT)

MEASURED VARIABLE

MECHANICAL AERATION

MEDIA

MEDIAN

MENISCUS

MERCAPTANS

MESOPHILIC (MESS-o-FILL-ick) BACTERIA

METABOLISM

METAL

mg/L

MICRON

MICROORGANISMS

MICROSCREEN

MIL

MILLIGRAMS PER LITER, mg/L

MILLIMICRON

MIXED LIQUOR

MIXED LIQUOR SUSPENDED SOLIDS (MLSS)

MIXED LIQUOR VOLATILE SUSPENDED SOLIDS (MLVSS)

MIXTURE

MLSS

MLVSS

MOLE

MOLECULAR OXYGEN

MOLECULAT WEIGHT

MOLECULE

MOTHER CIRCUIT BOARD

MOTILE

MOVING AVERAGE

MPN (pronounce as separate letters)

MSDS

MUDBALLS

MUFFLE FURNACE

MULTI-STAGE PUMP

 

 

N

N or NORMAL

NAMEPLATE

NEPHELOMETRIC

NEUTRALIZATION

NITRIFICATION

NITRIFICATION STAGE

NITRIFYING BACTERIA

NITROGENOUS

NOMOGRAM

NONCORRODIBLE

NONINTEGRATED PLANT

NONSPARKING TOOLS

NONVOLATILE MATTER

NOTICE

NPDES PERMIT

NUTRIENT CYCLE

NUTRIENTS

 

 

O


O & M MANUAL

OBLIGATE AEROBES

ODOR PANEL

OFFSET

OLFACTOMETER

ORGANIC WASTE

ORGANISM

ORIFICE

ORP

ORTHOTOLIDINE

OSHA

OVERFLOW RATE

OXIDATION

OXIDATION-REDUCTION POTENTIAL

OXIDIZED ORGANICS

OXIDIZING AGENT

OXYGEN DEFICIENCY

OZONATION

 

 

P

PACKAGE TREATMENT PLANT

PARALLEL OPERATION

PARASITIC BACTERIA

PASS THROUGH

PATHOGENIC ORGANISMS

PATHOGENS

PERCENT SATURATION

PERCOLATION

PERISTALTIC PUMP

PH (pronounce as separate letters)

PHENOL

PHENOLPHTHALEIN ALKALINITY

PHOTOSYNTHESIS

PHYSICAL WASTE TREATMENT PROCESS

PILOT SCALE STUDY

PLUG FLOW

POLLUTION

POLYELECTROLYTE

POLYMER

POLYSACCHARIDE

PONDING

POPULATION EQUIVALENT

POSTCHLORINATION

POTABLE

POTTING COMPOUNDS

POTW

PRE-AERATION

PRECHLORINATION

PRECIOUS METALS

PRECIPITATE

PRECISION

PRECOAT

PRELIMINARY TREATMENT

PRETREATMENT FACILITY

PRIMARY ELEMENT

PRIMARY TREATMENT

PROCESS VARIABLE

PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER (PLC)

PROTEINACEOUS

PROTOPLASM

PROTOZOA

PRUSSIAN BLUE

PSYCHROPHILIC BACTERIA

PUG MILL

PURGE

PUTREFACTION

PUTRESCIBLE

PYROMETER

 

 

Q

No Terms

 

R


RABBLING

RACK

RANGE

RAS

RAW WASTEWATER

RCRA

READOUT

REAGENT

RECALCINATION

RECARBONATION

RECEIVER

RECEIVING WATER

RECHARGE RATE

RECIRCULATION

RECLAMATION

RECORDER

RECYCLE

REDOX

REDUCING AGENT

REDUCTION

REFERENCE

REFRACTORY MATERIALS

RELIQUEFACTION

REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLE

RESIDULE CHLORINE

RESPIRATION

RETENTION TIME

RETURN ACTIVATED SLUDGE (RAS)

REUSE

RIGHT-TO-KNOW LAWS

RIPRAP

RISING SLUDGE

ROTAMETER

ROTARY PUMP

ROTIFERS

ROTOR

 

 

S

SALT

SANITARY SEWER

SAPROPHYTIC ORGANISMS

SAR

SARA

SCALE

SCFM

SCREEN

SEALING WATER

SECHI DISC

SECONDARY TREATMENT

SEED SLUDGE

SEGREGATE

SEIZING

SELECTOR

SELECTOR RECYCLE

SENSITIVITY

SENSOR

SEPTIC

SEPTICITY

SERIES OPERATION

SET POINT

SEWAGE

SHEAR PIN

SHOCK LOAD

SHORT-CIRCUITING

SHREDDING

SIDESTREAM

SIGNIFICANT FIGURE

SINGLE-STAGE PUMP

SKATOLE

SLAKE

SLOUGHINGS

SLUDGE

SLUDGE AGE

SLUDGE DENSITY INDEX (SDI)

SLUDGE DIGESTION

SLUDGE GASIFICATION

SLUDGE VOLUME INDEX (SVI)

SLUGS

SLURRY

SODIUM ADSORPTION RATIO

SOFTWARE PROGRAMS

SOLENOID

SOLUBLE BOD

SOLUTE

SOLUTION

SPAN

SPC CHART

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

SPLASH PAD

STABILIZATION

STABILIZED WASTE

STANDARD

STANDARD SOLUTION

STANDARDIZE

STARTERS (MOTORS)

STASIS

STATIC HEAD

STATOR

STEP-FEED AERATION

STERILIZATION

STETHOSCOPE

STOP LOG

STORM SEWER

STRIPPED GASES

STRIPPED ODORS

STRUVITE

STUCK

SUBSTRATE

SUCTION HEAD

SUCTION LIFT

SUPERNATANT

SURFACE LOADING

SURFACTANT

SUSPENDED GROWTH PROCESSES

SUSPENDED SOLIDS

SVI (Sludge Volume Index)

 

T

TARE WEIGHT

TELEMETRY

TERTIARY TREATMENT

THERMOCOUPLE

THERMOPHILIC BACTERIA

THIEF HOLE

THRESHOLD ODOR

TIMER

TITRATE

TOC (pronounce as separate letters)

TOTAL DYNAMIC HEAD (TDH)

TOTAL ORGANIC CARBON (TOC)

TOTAL RESIDULE CHLORINE

TOTALIZER

TOXIC

TOXIC ORGANICS

TOXIC SUBSTANCE OR HARMFUL PHYSICAL AGENT

TOXICITY

TRAMP OIL (FREE OIL)

TRANSDUCER

TRANSPIRATION

TRICKLING FILTER

TRICKLING FILTER MEDIA

TRIVALENT CHROMIUM

TRUE COLOR

TRUNK SEWER

TURBID

TURBIDIMETER

TURBIDITY

TURBIDITY METER

TURBIDITY UNITS (TU)

TURBULENT MIXERS

TWO-STAGE FILTERS

 

 

U


ULTRIFILTRATION

UPSET

 

 


VARIABLE, MEASURED

VARIABLE, PROCESS

VECTOR

VELOCITY HEAD

VISCOSITY

VOLATILE

VOLATILE ACIDS

VOLATILE LIQUIDS

VOLATILE MATTER

VOLATILE SOLIDS

VOLUMETRIC

VOLUTE

 

 

W


WARNING

WAS

WASTE ACTIVATED SLUDGE (WAS)

WASTEWATER

WATER CYCLE

WATER HAMMER

WATER LANCE

WEIR

WEIR DIAMETER

WEIR, PROPORTIONAL

WET OXIDATION

WET WELL

 

 

X

No Terms

 

Y

Y, GROWTH RATE

 

 

Z


ZOOGLEAL FILM

ZOOGLEAL MASS

 

 

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