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Glossary (V)

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Generating value, for example through the formation and extraction of useful products

Vicinal water

Water bound to the particle surface

Volatile solids VS

Volatile component of the organic solids, normally assumed as being mostly biodegradable

Volatile suspended solids VSS

Volatile component of the organic suspended solids, normally assumed as being mostly biodegradable

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