Primary Waste Treatment

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Primary Waste Treatment?

First steps in wastewater treatment; screens and sedimentation tanks are used to remove most materials that float or will settle. Primary treatment removes about 30 percent of carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand from domestic sewage.

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