By Thomas M. Pankratz

ISBN-10: 1420032534

ISBN-13: 9781420032536

ISBN-10: 1566705436

ISBN-13: 9781566705431

Like such a lot technical disciplines, environmental technological know-how and engineering is changing into more and more really expert. As pros specialize in particular environmental topics they develop into much less acquainted with environmental difficulties and suggestions open air their forte. this example is compounded through the truth that many environmental technological know-how similar phrases are complicated. Prefixes corresponding to bio-, enviro-, hydra-, and hydro- are used so usually that it's always tough to inform the phrases aside. The Environmental Engineering Dictionary and listing grants a whole record of name phrases, model names, and logos - correct at your fingertips.

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Biosolids” are solids that have been stabilized within the treatment process, whereas “sludge” has not. ” Bio-Source™ Biocide by Avista Technologies. biosparging A groundwater remediation technology where compressed air is injected into a contaminated aquifer. biosphere The mass of living organisms found in a thin belt at the earth’s surface. BioSpiral Rotating biological contactor formerly offered by Walker Process Equipment. Biostart™ Liquid microbial concentrate by Advanced Microbial Systems, Inc.

Bio-Separator Floating flow diversion baffle for lagoons by ThermaFab, Inc. ” Bio-Sock Fabric sock used to introduce bacterial cultures into a flow by Sybron Chemicals, Inc. Biosock™ Biological culture application system by Sybron Chemicals, Inc. biosolids Solid organic matter recovered from municipal wastewater treatment that can be beneficially used, especially as a fertilizer. “Biosolids” are solids that have been stabilized within the treatment process, whereas “sludge” has not. ” Bio-Source™ Biocide by Avista Technologies.

Calciner A device in which the moisture and organic matter in phosphate rock is reduced in a combustion chamber. calcining Exposure of an inorganic compound to a high temperature to alter its form and drive off a substance that was originally part of the compound. Calciquest Liquid polyphosphate by Calciquest, Inc. calcium carbonate A white, chalky substance which is the principal hardness and scale-causing compound in water. Chemical formula is CaCO3. calcium carbonate equivalent (mg/L as CaCO3) A convenient unit of exchange for expressing all ions in water by comparing them to calcium carbonate which has a molecular weight of 100 and an equivalent weight of 50; signifies that the concentration of a dissolved mineral is chemically equivalent to the stated concentration of calcium carbonate.

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