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sand filter

[′san ‚fil·tər]
(civil engineering)
A filter consisting of graded layers of sand and aggregate for purifying domestic water.

sand filter

sand filter: plan
A bed of fine sand which is laid over graded gravel; used to remove impurities from a water supply.
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Four numbers of sand filters were constructed in transparent glass rectangular columns.
The performance of the filtration process in pressurized sand filters used in localized irrigation depends, among other factors, on the quality of the backwash operation (Brouckaert et al.
Media based water filters are categorized as activated carbon filters, sediment filters, sand filters and others, where others include filters based on media such as ceramic, magnetite and anthracite.
The initiative would help address water quality issues,besides the installation of water treatment plants,Reverse Osmosis (RO), Ultra-filtration(UF),Ozonator and sand filters etc for less privileged communities living in low lying areas,it was learnt.
The company's brands include the Defender regenerative media filter, ETS-UV ultraviolet disinfection system and Legacy Sand Filters.
2) A bed of gravel and sand filters pollutants out of the water.
Therefore, to ensure good quality of recycle water the used ablution water should be treated through sand filters [12] with sand media having effective size ranging between 0.
Raising efficiency of 13 sand filters, also supply of filtration media including sand, gravel & coal for other 10 sand filters of 90 inch diameter.
Qualified aircrews are still answering emergencies because their Sea Kings have sand filters over their air intakes.
The treatment system supplied by ELGA Process Water included sand filters, organic scavengers and a MegaRO.
Water filtration practices; including slow sand filters and precoat filtration.