PARTICLE: A very tiny, separate subdivision matter. PARTICLE FILTRATION: Filtration of particles in the size range of 2 microns or larger in diameter. Particle filtration is typically handled by cartridge filters and media filters. PARTICLE […]
OHM: Unit of Resistivity. See “Resistivity”. OPERATING PRESSURE: The manufacture’s specific range of pressure expressed in pounds per square inch (psi) within which a water processing device or water system is designed to function. A […]
NANOFILTRATION: A membrane treatment process which falls between reverse osmosisand ultra filtration on the filtration/separation spectrum. NATURAL SPARKLING WATER: Carbonated water whose carbon dioxide content is from the same source as the water itself. NATURAL […]
MAGNESIUM (Mg): one of the elements that make up the earth’s crust as part of many rock-forming minerals such as dolomite. Magnesium and calcium dissolved in water constitutes hardness. The presence of magnesium in water […]
NASA just released a stark comparison of how Hurricane Florence impacted the Carolina coastline as polluted rivers dump into the Atlantic.
AEECoW 2018 Conference – November 2018 Date: 8th November 2018 (9am – 5pm)Venue: IET Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow
The Association of Environmental and Ecological Clerks of Works Pollution Prevention with Siltbuster – October Training Event Date: 25th October 2018 (9.15am – 4pm) (Registration from 8.45am)Venue: […]
JACKSON TURBIDITY UNIT (JTU): A formerly used measurement of the turbidity in a water sample. This has been replaced by the nephelometric turbidity unit (NTU). KINETICS: the study of the relationships between temperature and the […]
The River Thames Waterways team is carrying out an operation to remove a number of abandoned and sunken ‘eyesore’ wrecks from the River Thames.
INCLINED PLATE CLARIFIER (IPC): a solids / liquid separation device (clarifier) that is filled with parallel (sometimes called Lamella) plates that are inclined at an angle between 45 and 55 degrees. The plates reduce (compared […]