Impervious surface, either bituminous or concrete, used as a
Water supply that is safe for human consumption.
pavement for pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic.
Paved area for troops to remove trash from vehicle interiors,
Volume of a liquid per unit time applied to a given system or
plug drain holes, open bilge pump discharge lines, and other
tasks prior to the prewash or wash facilities.
Measure of the number of hydrogen ions in a solution indicting
The first phase in treating wastewater in which all debris and
settleable solids, along with floating materials (e.g., oil and
grease) are removed.
Term used to describe the condition in which water or some
other fluid cannot easily pass through a material such as soil.
A stiff concrete, low in water content which is placed with a
paver-compactor and then rolled.
Water or wastewater entering a basin, pond, channel, or other
storage or collection facility.
Wastewater treatment plant designed to process a municipal
waste (sanitary, commercial, or industrial).
Liquid flowing into a container, basin, or tank.
Second phase in wastewater treatment in which the major
portion of the suspended solids and a portion of dissolved solids
Low-pressure, low-flow volume of water used to clean the
interior of tactical vehicles, such as truck beds and cab areas.
Intermittent sand filter
Receptacle immediately downstream of the wash stations and
Filter system with a granular medium (sand and/or gravel)
prewash, if provided, designed to settle and contain solids from
which is flooded at given time intervals with a water or
a CVWFs wastewater.
wastewater for treatment.
Assay to determine the rate at which a particular material settles
Pond-like body of water used to treat industrial, commercial,
from a quiescent water.
and sanitary wastewaters.
Device for measuring water depth in a basin, pond, or lagoon.
Rate at which a filter charge is applied to a filter.
Device used to limit the movement of a piece of equipment.
Water added to a system or process to compensate for the
amound of water lost due to leakage, percolation, evaporation,
release, overflows, usage, or similar action.
Water found on the surface of the ground due to rainfall or snow
melt; includes incidental water (e.g., that dripping from
Structure, usually located at the junction of two or more
underground pipes, that-allows access to pipes for inspection
Weight unit of measurement of the nonsettling particles or
solids in a dispersed state in the wastewater.
Total dissolved solids
Device used for removing oil and grease from a water surface.
Weight unit of measurement indicating the sum of all dissolved
solids (volatile and nonvolatile) in a water or wastewater.
Downward movement of a liquid through a soil.
Transportation motor pool
Facility that provides and maintains commercial vehicles for
Term describing the ability of water to move through a soil
daily use at an installation (cars, buses, trucks, etc.).
when the soil is saturated.
Measure of water clarity.
Engineered impoundment containing raw or partially treated
wastewater in which aerobic and/or anaerovic stabilization
Estimated percentage of time that the maximum water usuage
occurs (also see lagoon).
condition will exist at a CVWF.
Ratio, usually expressed as a percentage, or the volume of voids
A premanufactured structure made of concrete, steel, plastic, or
in a given soil mass to the total volume of the soil mass.
fiberglass, which is placed around an underground valve.