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Detention time: The actual time that a small amount of water is in a settling basin or flocculating basin. In storage reservoirs, it means the length of time water will be stored.
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Detention Time
1. The theoretical calculated time required for a small amount of water to pass through a tank at a given rate of flow. 2.

detention time 1) The theoretical (calculated) time required for a fixed amount of water to pass through a tank at a given rate of flow. 2) In storage reservoirs, the length of time water will be held before being used. 3) The actual time in ...

detention time. 1) The theoretical (calculated) time required for a small amount of water to pass through a tank at a given rate of flow. 2) The actual time in hours, minutes or seconds that a small amount of water is in a settling basin, ...

Detectors (radon) damaged or lost; Detention Time
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Also when some of the water in tanks or basins flows faster than the rest; usually undesirable since it may result in shorter contact, reaction, or settling times in comparison with the calculated or presumed detention times.

See also: See also: Storage, Water, Compounds, Organic, Treatment

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