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suspended solids

material that wont pass through filter
dissolved solids

material that will pass through filter

total solids

total amount of suspended plus dissolved solids

fresh wastewater characteristics
light gray color and musty
stale or septic wastewater characteristics

black with rotten egg odor

per capita flow

100 gallons/person/day

per capita organic loading

0.2 pds of BOD/person/day

average BOD concentration


total suspended solid concentration

200-300 mg/l

point source pollution

pollution that comes from a regulated source