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Septic Systems Glossary

Description: 
Glossary contains terms commonly used in the wastewater treatment field.
Publishing Organization: 
Office of Water/Office of Wastewater Management
Last Update: 
March 9, 2012
 

Terms & Acronyms

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Aerobic Treatment Unit
Alternative Septic System
Centralized Wastewater Treatment System
Cesspool
Class V Injection Well
Cluster System
Coliform Bacteria
Construction Permit
Conventional Septic System
Decentralized System
Dispersal System
Drain Field
Effluent
Effluent Filter
Effluent Screen
Engineered Design
Environmental Sensitivity
Graywater
Large-Capacity Septic System
Management Entity
Management Model
Management Services
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
Nonconventional Onsite Treatment System
Onsite Service Provider
Onsite Wastewater Treatment System
Operating Permit
Package Plant
Pathogenic
Percolation
Performance-Based Management Program
Performance Criteria
Permeability
Permitting Authority
Prescription-Based Management Program
Prescriptive Requirements
Pretreatment System
Regulatory Authority
Residuals
Responsible Management Entity
Sand Filter
Septage
Septic Tank
Source Water Assessment
Treatment System
Underground Injection Well
Water Quality Criteria
Water Quality Standards
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