multimedia filter


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multimedia filter

multimedia filter
In a water supply system, a bed-type filter containing several different filtration media (e.g., coal, sand, and garnet).
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Multimedia filters tend to work better when they are a little dirty.
Multimedia filters should be back-washed at frequent intervals, how often depends on the amount of particulates in the supply water.
Furthermore, he explained that the water shortage in Maun has been due to the optimization of the water supply as well as the progressive decline in the efficiency of both the carbon and multimedia filters at the plant.
The multimedia filters are on the Advanced Search page, which, in a visually pleasing format, offers all the options of the Inktomi search engine (see Figure 5).
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