sedimentation tank


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sedimentation tank

[‚sed·ə·mən′tā·shən ‚taŋk]
(engineering)
A tank in which suspended matter is removed either by quiescent settlement or by continuous flow at high velocity and extended retention time to allow deposition.
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Sewerage Bureau built the water reclamation facility to produce reclaimed water that is made from clean water of the Secondary Sedimentation Tank.
The air and microorganisms help break down solids that did not settle out in the primary sedimentation tank.
Numerical simulation of secondary sedimentation tank for urban wastewater," J.
Flow Patterns in a Rectangular Sewage Sedimentation Tank, in: 1st International Conference on Water Pollution research.