Glossary of Water and Wastewater TermsA B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z Symbols and Numbers
5 random terms from our glossary
Telemetry (tel-LEM-uh-tree)The electrical link between a field transmitter and the receiver. Telephone lines are commonly used to serve as the electrical line.
Aliphatic Hydroxy Acids (al-uh-fat-ick)Organic acids with carbon atoms arranged in branched or unbranched open chains rather than in rings.
DownspoutIn plumbing, a pipe installed to drain water from the roof gutters or roof catchment to the storm drain or other means of disposal. Also called a conductor, roof leader, or roof drain.
Peaking FactorRatio of a maximum flow to the average flow, such as maximum hourly flow or maximum daily flow to the average daily flow.
Hazardous Material Management Plan (HMMP)A document prepared by an industry that contains copies of MSDSs (material safety data sheets) as well as additional information regarding the storage, handling, and disposal of all chemicals used on site by the industry.