small gelatinous masses formed in a liquid by the addition of coagulants through biochemical processes or by agglomeration. Advertisements
a valve installed in a water main to which a building supply (service) pipe is connected.
1. an apparatus for removing impurities. 2. a filter used in a water treatment plant for the partial removal of turpidity, prior to final filtration.
any substance which kills algae; such as copper sulfate.
a braided asbestos rope used with a spring loaded scissors-type clamp for retaining hot, poured lead in caulked-type joints when these joints are made in other than level positions.
The final outlet of the water supply system just prior to discharge to atmosphere.
relating, conforming to, or having a thermometric scale on which the interval between the two standard points, the freezing and the boiling point of water, is divided into one hundred, zero degrees representing the freezing and one hundred degrees the boiling point.