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
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Monitor, TelevisionSee TELEVISION MONITOR.
Rotameter (ROTE-uh-ME-ter)A device used to measure the flow rate of gases and liquids. The gas or liquid being measured flows vertically up a tapered, calibrated tube. Inside the tube is a small ball or bullet-shaped float (it may rotate) that rises or falls depending on the flow rate. The flow rate may be read on a scale behind or on the tube by looking at the middle of the ball or at the widest part or top of the float.
Septic Tank Effluent Filter System (STEF)A facility in which effluent flows from a septic tank into a gravity flow collection system that flows into a gravity sewer, treatment plant, or subsurface leaching system. The gravity flow pipeline is called an effluent drain.
Standard SolutionA solution in which the exact concentration of a chemical or compound is known.
LateralSee LATERAL SEWER.