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
FlatA flat is the length of one side of a nut.
Alluvial Deposit (uh-LOO-vee-ul)Sediment (clay, silt, sand, gravel) deposited in place by the action of running water.
Thief HoleA digester sampling well that allows sampling of the digester contents without venting digester gas.
DOMSee DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER.
- The base on which an organism lives. The soil is the substrate of most seed plants; rocks, soil, water, or other plants or animals are substrates for other organisms.
- Chemical used by an organism to support growth. The organic matter in wastewater is a substrate for the organisms in activated sludge.