Lexique beginning with P

Peak flow

High water flow from a drainage system, during and just after a rain

 

Pre-fattening

Farming step (fish, shellfish) during which the fry / spat grow until reaching the optimal size to be farmed in their natural environment

Pretreatment

Step to remove elements from water that hinder the following phases of treatment (screening, grit removal, oil separation)

public sewage system

System that stores and delivers wastewater to the treatment station (used in urban areas)

PUBLIC SEWAGE SYSTEM

System that stores and delivers wastewater to the treatment station (used in urban areas)

Purification

Transfer of bivalve molluscs to tanks fed by clean seawater, where the animals are kept for the time necessary to eliminate or reduce microbiological contaminants, to make them fit for human consumption