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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Entries starting with: I
Particles produced by natural weathering of minerals. Examples include sand, salt, iron, calcium salts and other mineral materials.
Waste material such as sand, salt, iron, calcium and other mineral materials that are only slightly affected by the action of organisms in wastewater treatment. Inorganic wastes are chemical substances of mineral origin; whereas organic wastes are chemical substances usually of animal or plant origin.
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.