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Feb
09

Disinfection

Compounds formed by the reaction of hypochlorous acid (or aqueous chlorine) with ammonia.

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Feb
08

Water Storage

A water level that is equal to the water level in a hydraulically attached body of water. Used to see tank water level by using a sight glass attached to the side of the tank.

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Feb
07

Corrosion Control

The positive pole or electrode of an electrolytic system, such as a battery. The anode attracts negatively charged particles or ions. (anions)

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Feb
06

Distribution Piping

A mechanical pipe joint consisting of one cylindrical middle ring, two follower rings, two resilient gaskets made up of a special compound and a set of steel track head bolts.

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Feb
05

Coagulation & Flocculation

A waterborne intestinal parasite found in most surface waters and some groundwater that causes the disease cryptosporidiosis.

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Feb
04

System Design & Layout

A distribution system layout in which all ends of the mains are connected to eliminate dead ends.

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Feb
03

Advanced Treatment

A cylindrical section of a filter bed media that allows for cross-sectional examination of the media.

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Feb
02

Hydraulics

The amount of energy water has due to its elevation, measured in feet. Also referred to as potential energy.

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