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Probability of detection

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Probability of Detection : The likelihood, expressed as a percentage, that a test method will correctly identify a leaking tank.
Process Variable: A physical or chemical quantity which is usually measured and controlled in the operation of a water treatment plant or industrial plant.


The smallest leak (from a storage tank), expressed in terms of gallons- or liters-per-hour, that a test can reliably discern with a certain probability of detection or false alarm.
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Detectable Leak Rate- The smallest leak (from a storage tank), expressed in terms of gallons- or liters-per-hour, that a test can reliably discern with a certain probability of detection or false alarm.

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Age tank, River, Storage, Table, Hazardous?

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