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Dictionary » S » Sewage



The waste water from domestic, commercial and industrial sources carried by sewers. Waste matter carried away in sewers or drains.Human waste, often toxic to many organisms which can be treated in a variety of ways to eliminate its dangerous components.

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Watershed Study

... microbiology lab, a sampling for water quality (say fecal coliform) as compared to the type of land use surrounding and upstream (and presence of sewage treatment plants/septic systems or farm vs urban vs natural parks) could also be an eye opener. Other markers of water quality (ie chemicals) ...

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by canalon
Fri Aug 12, 2011 12:39 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Watershed Study
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ATCC strains for commercial purposes

... be easy to cultivate. But the streptococci seem to require a few vitamins (K1) and micronutrients like hemin. But since they are also found in sewage, their need might be minimal, or fulfilled by other bacteria. I guess the first thing you have to think about is whether or not you can establish ...

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by canalon
Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ATCC strains for commercial purposes
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can you help my homework?

... 8. An experiment is designed to determine if a particular bacteria (SewerBac) is able to more efficiently break down the solid waste in sewage than chemical treatment. Group A contains only 10 gallons of raw sewage. Group B contains 10 gallons of raw sewage with 10 grams of chemical ...

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by rb40gte
Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can you help my homework?
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Our environment is changing

... by, of course our own human products. We have abused our resources such as fuel, coal, and minerals that started land pollution; industrial waste, sewage, chemical and agricultural wastes pollutes our water; and air pollution caused by carbon-dioxide emission of factories and cars. Greater awareness ...

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by lavrluc
Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:50 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
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The effects of Ocean Dumping to Water Pollution

... in the surrounding shores. People usually dump all sorts of things into the sea, garbage, tons of concrete, junks, etc. Many developed cities dump sewage into the ocean. Even radioactive wastes are emptied into the sea in some places. The ocean cannot hold all these things without damaging the ...

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by bhaby
Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:33 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
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