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influent

[′in‚flü·ənt]
(ecology)
An organism that disturbs the ecological balance of a community.
(science and technology)
An input stream of a fluid, as water into a reservoir, or liquid into a process vessel.
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By substituting the average values of the urban wastewater kinetics such as S0 Q Vb Va Vab Se for 206 mg/L influent COD concentration at the end of the loading period (Sf) was obtained.
Each experiment was repeated three times for SBR influent and effluent depending on reaction time so that we could study variability; the table also lists the average value of each set of three values.
For every cycle time continuously influent volume of filling and continuously effluent volume of pulling were six liter (6 L).
Influent and effluent sampling were carried out monthly from March to October, 2009.
Eight samples of influent (raw sewage, prior to treatment) and eight samples of effluent (post-treatment sewage) were analysed by conventional PCR for the presence of HAdV, EV, GARV and TTV, and by Colilert[R] commercial kit (Idexx Laboratories Inc.
AdV was detected in two out of eight (25%) influent samples and four out of eight (50%) effluent samples.
A total of 16 samples were collected: eight of influent (raw sewage) and eight of effluent (treated sewage).
2010) evaluated the presence of EV, HAdV and hepatitis A virus (HAV) in influent and effluents samples from a primary treatment wastewater plant in Greece, in a period of 8 months.
1997) has monitored influent and effluent samples in western France during one year for the presence of rotaviruses.
The authors detected HAdV in 100% of the samples collected at both raw and treated sewage, TTV in 72% and 62% of raw and treated sewage samples and GARV in 100% and 33% of tested influent and effluent samples, respectively.