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three-pot method

method for treating water by sedimentation and decanting, using three pots (10)


total coliforms

total number of coliform bacteria (which come from faecal matter and other sources) (2)


transmission mains

pipes that take treated water from a treatment plant to service reservoirs (1)


turbidity

cloudiness caused by a large number of tiny particles in a liquid (2)



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