detritus tank

detritus tank

[də′trīd·əs ‚taŋk]
(civil engineering)
A tank in which heavy suspended matter is removed in sewage treatment.

detritus tank

In sanitary engineering, a settling tank through which sewage is passed for the removal of the heavier solids.
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Tenders are invited for Survey Investigation Design providing constructing hydraulic testing commissioning and giving satisfactory trials of STP based on SBR consisting of Inlet Chamber Screen Chamber Detritus tanks distribution chamber and biological CASP basins sludge centrifuge necessary piping work with required valves gates drains pathways administrative block cum laboratory laboratory equipments tools and plants, spare parts etc complete as turnkey job with all involved civil electrical and mechanical works for 3 STPs of capacity 4.