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a tank for holding liquid until particles suspended in it settle.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The screened wastewater flows into a primary
where it is held for several hours.
The spill resulted from an overflow of the ship's fuel oil
during an internal fuel transfer.
The first tank flows into a second
, allowing for additional settling.
Water used to wash potatoes and asparagus flows into a
to allow dirt and debris to settle to the bottom of the tank.
Covers and odor control equipment were also installed at the primary
The pretreatment train consists of an in-line static mixer, a
and a clarifier.
The impacted groundwater is then routed through a sump and is pumped to a
The overflow from the
contains the alumina in solution, which is further clarified by filtration and then cooled.
The insoluble zinc calcine is separated from the leaching solution in a
, the iodine containing brine settles to the bottom and the oil rises to the top.
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