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.
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The process of removing fine particles from water by passing the water through various layers of media.
Water that has been treated and is ready to be delivered to customers.
Masses of non-settleable microorganisms and particles that come together to form progressively larger, heavier particles.
Rate of wastewater flow through a wastewater treatment facility, typically measured in million gallons per day (MGD).
Herbage that is available and acceptable to grazing animals.
How often sampling occurs.
A statewide permit issued by the Department for a specific category of beneficial use, such as the beneficial use of biosolids, that a person or municipality that obtains a determination of applicability to operate under the permit if the terms and conditions of the permit and certain requirements are met
Use of historical data to determine if initial monitoring can be skipped.
Cover crop that is incorporated into the soil, while green, for soil improvement.
Ground Water (GW)