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Dictionary of water and waste management by Paul G Smith

By Paul G Smith

Water and waste administration covers the layout, construction and operation of vegetation for water therapy and provide, sewerage, wastewater remedy and disposal, and good waste therapy and disposal. because the final variation in 2002 there was an expanding value at the matters reflecting weather switch. this can be relatively vital while the results of this variation has to be 'managed' and 'controlled' to take care of an amenity reminiscent of water provide. This re-creation comprises many new entries at the themes of stormwater administration and flood administration, in addition to the recent european Directives that hide this box. With over 7000 phrases, this dictionary encompasses the latest terminology on water and waste administration. it's a convenient reference for specialists, contractors engineers in addition to lecturers and scholars who desire a quickly definition to technical phrases. * presents a convenient reference for specialists, contractors engineers in addition to lecturers and scholars who want a quickly definition to technical phrases. *References US, united kingdom and ecu criteria, laws and spelling supplying an international relevance *Offers distinct assurance of the terminology of Stormwater administration and flood administration now not came upon in different places

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Back reamer A cutting head attached to the drill that then enlarges the bore when the cutting head is pulled back. , into the main. 1 Manhole with backdrop. the dirty water can reach. Otherwise, if a tap submerged in dirty water is open while other taps below it are also open, the dirty water could be sucked into it. One defence against back siphonage is by air gap protection. g. fire pumping or mains leakage. backwash BAF See biological aerated filter. backwashing (1) Rapid deep bed filters are equipped with underdrains that collect water in a downflow filter or distribute water in an upflow filter.

See sequencing batch reactor. 43 batch treatment Any treatment in which the process is completed and the products are discharged before more raw material can be taken in. BATEA Best Available Technology Economically Achievable. Bathing Water Directive 1976 The EU Directive that set the acceptable standard for a range of physical, chemical and microbiological quality parameters for inland and coastal bathing areas in EU countries. Revisions to this Directive are being discussed. In 2004 the European Parliament voted that bathing waters should match the ecological and chemical water standards of the EU Water Framework Directive and the public should be better informed about the bathing water status and pollution problems.

Ankylostoma duodenale The hookworm responsible for ankylostomiasis. See hookworm disease. annelid, Annelida Small segmental worms that may be found in trickling filters, which feed on the biofilm. Polychaeta annelids are important in marine bioassays. annual flood The maximum discharge in a water course than can be expected in one year. anode (adjective anodic) The positive electrode in electrolysis, attracting anions. anopheline mosquito, Anopheles genus of mosquito Vectors of malaria and sometimes filariasis, which carry the parasitic spore forming protozoa that live in the blood and cause the illness.

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