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Glossary (E)

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Electro-dewatering EDW

Dewatering technology based on electro-osmotic separation


Electrophoretic process by which water moves through a porous medium under the influence of a direct electric field by virtue of a solid-solution interfacial electrical potential

Endogenous respiration

Oxidation by aerobic micro-organisms of some of their own cellular mass, rather than of other organic carbon food sources



Extended aeration process

Adaptation of the CAS process with increased residence time to promote further degradation of the biological solids by endogenous respiration

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