Activated Sludge

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Activated Sludge?

Product that results when primary effluent is mixed with bacteria-laden sludge and then agitated and aerated to promote biological treatment, speeding the breakdown of organic matter in raw sewage undergoing secondary waste treatment.

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Activated Carbon   Granular Activated Carbon Treatment   Industrial Sludge   Municipal Sludge   Sewage Sludge   Sludge   Sludge Digester   
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