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Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 11:20 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Trench: Below-grade soil treatment area 3' wide or less containing distribution media and one lateral.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 11:10 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Sand Filter: A type of OWTS that uses a layer of sand as a filter and uses pressure distribution.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Riser: Watertight vertical cylinder and lid allowing access to an OWTS component.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 11:06 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Permeability: Property of a material which permits movement of water through it.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 11:05 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Percolation Test: Determines water absorption capacity of the soil.

Note: Expressed in minutes per inch of water.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Nitrogen Reduction: 50% reduction of influent nitrogen strength.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 11:02 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 10:59 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Liner: Impermeable synthetic material used to prevent or restrict infiltration or exfiltration.

Note: The minimum thickness of a liner is 30 ml.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Limiting Layer: A condition in the soil profile that limits treatment or restricts movement of fluids. Examples include:

- soils with low or high permeability.
- impervious or fractured bedrock....
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 10:54 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 10:53 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Infiltrative Surface: Interface where effluent moves from a distribution media into a treatment media or original soil.

Note: In a mound system there is an infiltrative surface between the...
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 10:48 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Flow Equalizer: Adjustment device to evenly distribute flow between outlets in a distribution box, even when it is not level.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 9:19 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Flow Daily: Measured volume of wastewater generated from a facility in gallons in a day.

Note: Expressed as Gallons/day.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 9:14 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Effluent Pipe: Non-perforated pipe that conveys effluent from one component to another.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 9:13 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Effective Size: Size of granular media such that only 10% by weight of the media is finer.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 9:12 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Drywell: Underground pit into which drainage from roofs, basement floors, or other non-wastewater sources is discharged.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 9:11 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Drop Box: A device used to distribute effluent by gravity flow into a lateral of a soil treatment area.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 9:08 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Dosing: High rate, periodic discharge into a soil treatment area.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 9:02 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 9:01 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Chamber: An open, arch-shaped structure providing an open-bottom soil interface with permeable sidewalls.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 9:00 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Cesspool: Underground pit into which household wastewater is discharged and from which the liquid seeps into surrounding soil.

Note: A cesspool doesn't include a septic tank.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 8:58 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Building Sewer: Piping that conveys wastewater to the first system component.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 8:57 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Bedroom: A room with an egress window, a closet, and/or is intended for sleeping purposes.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 8:41 PM
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Bed: Below-grade soil treatment area with a level sub-base at least 3' wide, distribution media, and more than one lateral.

Note: It isn't a bed unless it has two or more laterals.
Forum: Ancillary Inspection Services 5/20/18, 8:38 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Nick Gromicko, CMI
Re: Weld County, Colorado On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Regulations Study Guide

Basal Area: Effective surface area available to transmit the treated effluent from the filter media in a mound system to the in-situ receiving soils. The perimeter is measured at the interface of...
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