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Test Your Knowledge – Percent Removal

Now that you have read the post, Percent Removal, try working the following practice problems on your own. Last month, you distributed 45,455,000 gallons of water, but city hall only billed for 39,422,500 gallons. What is your monthly percent water loss? … Continue reading

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Percent Removal

One of the basic math equations we use on a regular basis in the wastewater and drinking water industries is percent removal. One way we use it is to help determine how efficient our treatment process is. The following is … Continue reading

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Calculating Sludge Waste

I had an operator call the other day and say, “I finally got my plant producing a good effluent and have calculated the sludge age. Now I need to know how to figure out how much sludge I need to … Continue reading

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