Water and Wastewater Terms Beginning C

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C Factor
cable strain relief
caisson
calcification
calcium carbonate (CaCO3) equilibrium
calcium carbonate (CaCO3) equivalent
calibration
call date
calorie
capillary action
capillary effect
capillary forces
capillary fringe
capital improvement plan (CIP)
captive shop
carbonaceous stage
carcinogen
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
CAS number
catalyst
catalyze
catalyzed
catch basin
categorical standards
cathode
cathodic protection
cation
cation exchange capacity
cationic polymer
caulk
caulking
caution
cavitation
cementation
cementation tank
centerline
centralized waste treatment (CWT) facility
centrate
centrifugal pump
centrifuge
certification examination
certified operator
cesspool
cfs
chain of custody
charge chemistry
check sampling
check valve
chelating agent
chelation
chemical equivalent
chemical grout
chemical grouting
chemical oxygen demand
chemical precipitation
chemical process
chloramination
chloramines
chlorination
chlorinator
chlorine breakaway
chlorine contact chamber
chlorine demand
chlorine requirement
chlorine residual
chlorine residual analyzer
chlorophenolic
chlorophenoxy
chlorophyll
chlororganic
christy box
chrome plate
chromium
chronic health effect
ciliates
CIPP
circle of influence
circuit
circuit breaker
cistern
clarification
clarifier
class, pipe and fittings
Clean Water Act
cleanout
clear well
clear zone
clinical laboratory
CMMS
CMOM (capacity, management, operation, and maintenance)
coagulant
coagulant aid
coagulate
coagulation
COD
cohesive
coliform
collapsed pipe
collection main
collection system
colloids
color
colorimetric measurement
combination cleaner
combined available chlorine
combined available chlorine residual
combined chlorine
combined residual chlorination
combined sewer
combined wastewater
combustible liquid
commercial contribution
commercial television quality
comminution
comminutor
commissioning
commodity-demand method
common metal
Community Right-To-Know
compacted backfill
compacted bedding
compaction
compaction test
compatible pollutants
competent person
complete treatment
complexed metal
compliance
composite sample
compound
computed collection system contribution
computed commercial contribution
computed contribution
computed domestic contribution
computed facility contribution
computed industrial contribution
computed per capita contribution
computed total contribution
computer maintenance management system (CMMS)
concentration polarization
concentric manhole cone
concrete cradle
conditioning
conductance
conductivity
conductor
conductor casing
conduit
cone
cone of depression
cone of influence
confined space
confined space, class a
confined space, class b
confined space, class c
confined space, non-permit
confined space, permit-required (permit space)
confining unit
coning
conservative pollutant
consolidated formation
constituent
consumer confidence report (CCR)
contact stabilization
contactor
contamination
continuous process
continuous sample
contribution
control loop
control system
controller
conventional filtration
conventional pollutants
conventional treatment
coprecipitation
corporation stop
corrosion
corrosion inhibitors
corrosive gases
corrosive material
corrosivity
coulomb
countercurrent rinsing
coupling
coupon
coverage ratio
cradle to grave
cross braces
cross-connection
cross-flow filtration
cryogenic
Cryptosporidium
CSO
CT value
curb inlet
curb stop
cured-in-place pipe (CIPP)
Curie
current
curvilinear
cyanide
cycle
C-zoned