activated sludge process


Definition of activated sludge process

: a sewage treatment procedure in which the decomposition of the raw sewage is hastened by the addition to it of biologically active sewage sludge

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First Known Use of activated sludge process

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Activated sludge process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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