This shows the specialized terms used in EarthWise Academy. This section contains all the definitions used in the various course glossaries used by each course.
Particles produced by natural weathering of minerals. Examples include sand, salt, iron, calcium salts and other mineral materials.
Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule
Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule – (IESWTR)
Intermittent TCR M/R Violators
Any PWS with 3 or less monthly or one quarterly monitoring violation during a 12 month period.
An atom or molecule with an electrical charge.
A process causing a movement of electrons within a compound (dissociation of ions) which subsequently causes metals to dissolve.
Laboratory, bench-scale tests designed to simulate the water plant's coagulation, flocculation, and sedimentation processes. The tests can be used to experiment with such things as different coagulants, polymers, and pH ranges.
LCR - Lead and Copper Rule
To dissolve out by the action of a percolating liquid.
Lead and Copper Rule
Lead and Copper Rule (LCR)
Lead Service Lines