What is Wastewater Treatment?

What is Wastewater Treatment?

Wastewater treatment is the process of converting wastewater – water that is no longer needed or is no longer suitable for use – into bilge water that can be discharged back into the environment. It’s formed by a number of activities including bathing, washing, using the toilet, and rainwater runoff. Wastewater is full of contaminants […]

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Industrial wastewater

Industrial wastewater

Industrial wastewater refers to the wastewater that arises from industrial production processes (e.g. in the food, paper, chemical, textile, and metal industries). The composition of the industrial wastewater can vary greatly depending on which branch of industry is involved. Wastewater in the paper industry contains organic substances that are not easily degradable. Oils, greases, and […]

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Groundwater

Groundwater

Where does our drinking water come from? Drinking water treatment refers to the treatment of spring water, surface water, or groundwater. Spring water refers to water that emerges out of the earth from underground water sources. Surface water is taken from standing or flowing bodies of water above ground. Dam reservoir water, lake water, and […]

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Liquid distillation system

Liquid distillation system

Distillation is a process of separating the component substances from a liquid mixture by selective vaporization and condensation. Distillation may result in essentially complete separation (nearly pure components), or it may be a partial separation that increases the concentration of selected components of the mixture. In either case the process exploits differences in the volatility […]

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