Water and Wastewater Terms Beginning D

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dewater

  1. To remove or separate a portion of the water present in a sludge or slurry. To dry sludge so it can be handled and disposed of.
  2. To remove or drain the water from a tank or a trench. A structure may be dewatered so that it can be inspected or repaired.