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
5 random terms from our glossary
Asymmetric (A-sim-MET-rick)Not similar in size, shape, form, or arrangement of parts on opposite sides of a line, point, or plane.
ReclamationThe operation or process of changing the condition or characteristics of water so that improved uses can be achieved.
Septic (SEP-tick)A condition produced by bacteria when all oxygen supplies are depleted. If severe, the bottom deposits produce hydrogen sulfide, the deposits and water turn black, give off foul odors, and the water has a greatly increased oxygen and chlorine demand.
SPC ChartStatistical Process Control chart. A plot of daily performance such as a trend chart.
Key ManholeIn collection system evaluation, a key manhole is one from which reliable or specific data can be obtained.