Glossary

The technical terms for sewage systems

This section contains all the terms that make up the technical glossary for purification systems. A dictionary useful to deepen the knowledge of the reference sector and make the choice of your system.

Subirrigation

Subirrigation is a type of irrigation where water is distributed through underground pipes. In this type of irrigation, the water comes out through special openings and goes back into the ground by...

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Surfactant

Substance that decreases the surface tension of a liquid, especially water, or that existing at the interface between two non-miscible liquids or between a liquid and a solid, causing effects such ...

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Ultrafiltration

Ultrafiltration is a filtration process operated on an anisotropic membrane characterized by holes of the size of the order of millimicron. The driving force of the process is represented by the pr...

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Xenobiotic

Substance foreign to the normal metabolism of an alive organism.

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