We are back with Week 4 of our series explaining terms/jargon/terminology used in the area of sewage or wastewater treatment. This week we review terminology beginning with ‘C-E’. The terms are; Ferric Sulphate (FeSO4), Final Effluent, Final Settlement Tank, Foul Sewage, Humus Tank, Influent & Kjeldahl Nitrogen.
22. FERRIC SULPHATE (FeSO4): A chemical that is dosed into SEWAGE Treatment Plants to reduce PHOSPHORUS levels.
23. FINAL EFFLUENT: The effluent discharged from a SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT after all treatment has occurred.
24. FINAL SETTLEMENT TANK: See HUMUS TANK
25. FOUL SEWAGE: Untreated SEWAGE.
26. HUMUS TANK: A tank in which Humus (or settleable solids) is separated from the effluent flowing through it, which comes from the AEROBIC or BIOZONE stage of a Treatment System. AKA; SECONDARY SETTLMENT, FINAL SETTLEMENT OR CLARIFIER.
27. INFLUENT: Sometimes used to describe the effluent entering a SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT i.e. RAW SEWAGE.
28. KJELDAHL NITROGEN: It is the total of organic and AMMONIA NITROGEN.
Tommy butler BMS
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Butler Manufacturing Services is a family owned specialist manufacturer of package (all in one) products for sewage treatment and surface water treatment established in 1986 with exports to 38+ countries worldwide including the world leading Blivet package sewage treatment plant, a ‘one stop shop’ for all surface water products from design to installation including attenuation, interceptors, holding tanks (incl. chemical resistant), hydrobrakes, rainwater harvesting tanks/filters & vortex silt separators, chlorine contact tanks, fully fitted pumps and sumps and much more.
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