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Waste activated sludge WAS
Waste sludge stream from the activated sludge process
Type of screen formed from a metal wire lattice
Wet air oxidation WAO
Oxidative thermochemical treatment at high temperatures in the presence of water using air as the source of oxygen
Wet oxidation WO
Oxidative thermochemical treatment at high temperatures in the presence of water
An alternative term for 'hydrothermal carbonisation'
The space beneath an incinerator bed where heated air is introduced
Piles of composting material, periodically mechanically turned, for degrading sludge under ambient conditions
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