settling basin


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settling basin

[′set·liŋ ‚bās·ən]
(civil engineering)
An artificial trap designed to collect suspended stream sediment before discharge of the stream into a reservoir.
(industrial engineering)
A sedimentation area designed to remove pollutants from factory effluents.

settling basin

A basin, in a water conduit, which allows suspended debris, sand, etc., to settle.
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However, in 3D conditions in which the incoming jet travels a considerable distance and causes large variations of transverse velocity in the basin, installing the baffle in a relative submergence of 15% can increase the trap efficiency of the settling basin by up to 8.