Word forms: (regular plural) clarifiers
( Chemical Engineering : Operations , Liquid-solid operations )
Sedimentation is the gravity separation of solids in water in a settling tank or a
Raw wastewater is treated in clarifiers which are designed to provide a clear overflow, regardless of underflow concentration.
A clarifier is a vessel or stage in which remaining suspended solids are separated from a liquid
to leave a clear overflow.
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