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Detention timeTime that is taken by a volume of water to fill in a storage reservoir or a tank with a constant flow of water.

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Detention timeThe actual time that a small amount of water is in a settling basin or flocculating basin. In storage reservoirs, it means the length of time water will be stored.

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Detention timethe time required for a volume of water to pass through a tank at a given rate of flow; in storage reservoirs, the length of time water will be held before being used.

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Detention time1. The theoretical calculated time required for a small amount of water to pass through a tank at a given rate of flow. 2. The actual time that a small amount of water is in a settling basin, floccula [..]

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Detention timeThe theoretical length of time for water to pass through a basin or tank, if all the water moves with the same speed.

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Detention timeThe theoretical (calculated) time required for a given amount of water or wastewater to pass through a tank at a given rate of flow. The time required to fill a tank at a given flow. The actual time i [..]

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Detention timethe time allowed for solids to collect in a settling tank. Theoretically detention time is equal to the volume of the tank divided by the flow rate.

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Detention time1. The theoretical calculated time required for a small amount of water to pass through a tank at a given rate of flow. 2. The actual time that a small amount of water is in a settling basin, flocc [..]

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