Definitions

Definitions

    RUCK ACCORDION
  • A 7″ high accordion of cuspated core covered with biofabric.
  • ACCORDION BIOFABRIC
  • EXXON typar 3401 non woven geotextile satisfying AASHO M288-92 requirements for drainage and erosion control, permeability = 0.03 cm/s.
  • Blackwater
  • Wastewater from toilets, latrines, privies, water containing feces or body fluids and water from sinks used for food preparation or disposal of chemical or biological ingredients.
  • Code
  • Connecticut Public Health Code, regulations and technical standards for subsurface sewage disposal systems.
  • Concrete Sand
  • Effective size > 0.16mm ; Uniformity coefficient < 5 ;
    Passing # 100 < 5%; Silica sand; Coefficient of permeability > 5 ft/day; ASTM C-33
  • Cuspate Core
  • A 7″ high accordion of cuspated core covered with biofabric.
  • Denitrification
  • Conversion of nitrate into nitrogen gases under anaerobic conditions, resulting in loss of nitrogen from ecosystems. The return of nitrogen from decomposed matter to the atmosphere by bacteria that change nitrates to nitrogen gas.
  • DESIGN FLOW per bedroom
  • 150 gallon per day
  • D.B.
  • Distribution Box
  • Evapotranspiration
  • The combination of water that is evaporated and transpired by plants as a part of their metabolic processes. Reference evapotranspiration is the amount of water needed for plant growth in a year of average weather.
  • Greywater
  • Wastewater from clothes washing machines, showers, bathtubs, hand washing , lavatories and sinks.
  • LTAR
  • Long Term Acceptance Rate.
  • MGWT
  • Maximum Ground Water Table Elevation.
  • STE
  • Septic Tank Effluent.

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RUCK Systems®

3 Flanders Woods Lane

Coventry CT 06238

Vox: 860-498-0011

Email:reinlaak1@gmail.com or use our Contact Form