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English translation: primary and secondary treatment

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German term or phrase:Vorklärung und Nachklärung
English translation:primary and secondary treatment
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10:50 Mar 12, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Environment & Ecology / Abwasserreinigung
German term or phrase: Vorklärung und Nachklärung
Die Kläranlage des Werks besteht aus Vorklärung, einer biologischen Stufe mittels Tropfkörper und Belebtschlammverfahren sowie der Nachklärung.

Ist Vorklärung primary oder preliminary treatment?
Wie lautet der engl. Begriff für Nachklärung?

Vielen Dank im Voraus für Vorschläge
Gina
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primary and secondary treatment
Explanation:
From Reference 1:
...flows are routed to primary treatment clarifiers that remove about half of the pollutants brought to the plant in typical wastewater [...] Secondary treatment mixers, reactors and clarifiers remove non-settleable solids through biological and gravity treatment.

Reference 2 has a nice image as well...
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rext
Local time: 21:19
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Besten Dank - auch für die Kommentare der anderen Leser!
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primary and secondary treatment


Explanation:
From Reference 1:
...flows are routed to primary treatment clarifiers that remove about half of the pollutants brought to the plant in typical wastewater [...] Secondary treatment mixers, reactors and clarifiers remove non-settleable solids through biological and gravity treatment.

Reference 2 has a nice image as well...


    Reference: http://www.mwra.state.ma.us/03sewer/html/sewditp.htm
    Reference: http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/S/Sew...
rext
Local time: 21:19
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PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Besten Dank - auch für die Kommentare der anderen Leser!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: Or final treatment for Nachklärung http://www.progressingcavity.com/brochures/A795935.pdf
1 hr
  -> thanks for the additional link

agree  Tim Jenkins: or "final sedimentation" for Nachklärung
2 hrs
  -> thank you for your suggestion

agree  Rebecca Garber: Depending on the actual treatment in the Nachklärung[final treatment], finishing or polishing are also options.
4 hrs
  -> yes, have also heard of finishing

disagree  Lupone: secondary treatment = sekundäre Reinigungsstufe, this is a generic term for biological procedures, they've got nothing to do with Nachklärung which is a physical process and comes after the secondary treatment "Final sedimentation" is correct.
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Mar 12, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Field (specific)Engineering (general) » Environment & Ecology


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