Water and Wastewater Terms Beginning B

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back pressure
backfill
backfill compaction
backflow
backflow device
backflushing
backhoe
backsiphonage
backup
backwashing
backwater gate
bacteria
bacterial culture
baffle
bailer
ballast
balling
bar rack
bar screen
barrel
base
base metal
base-extra capacity method
baseline monitoring report (BMR)
basis metal
batch process
beam break
bedding
bedding compaction
bedding destruction
bedding displacement
bedding fault
bedding grade
bell
bell-and-spigot joint
bellmouth
benchmark
benchmarking
bench-scale analysis
bend
benzene
best available technology (BAT)
best practicable technology (BPT)
bioassay
bioaugmentation
biochemical oxygen demand
biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) test
biodegradable
biodegradation
biofiltration
bioflocculation
biological filtration
biological growth
biological process
biomass
biomonitoring
biosolids
biosurvey
bit
blank
blinding
blockage
blockout
blockout device
blowdown
blower
blueprint
BOD
BOD5
bond
bonnet
borrow backfill
bound water
bowl, pump
braces
brake horsepower (BHP)
branch manhole
branch sewer
break
breakout of chlorine
breakpoint chlorination
breakthrough
brickwork
brinelling
British thermal unit (BTU)
broken hub
broken section
BTU
buchner funnel
bucket
bucket bail
bucket machine
bucketing out
buffer
buffer action
buffer capacity
buffer solution
building service
building sewer
building wastewater collection system
bulking
burping
bypass
bypassing