Table 719 General Classification Of Wastewater Solids

Particle Classification

Particle Size, mm

Dissolved

Less than 10-6

Colloidal

10-6 to 10-3

Suspended

Greater than 10-3

Settleable

Greater than 10-2

Source: R.A. Corbitt, 1990, Wastewater disposal, Chap. 6 in Standard handbook of environmental engineering, edited by R.A. Corbitt (New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company).

Source: R.A. Corbitt, 1990, Wastewater disposal, Chap. 6 in Standard handbook of environmental engineering, edited by R.A. Corbitt (New York: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company).

Total 720 mg/l

Suspended 220 mg/l

Settleable 160 mg/l

Organic 120 mg/l

Mineral 40 mg/l

Nonsettleable 60 mg/l

Organic 45 mg/l

Mineral 15 mg/l

Filterable 500 mg/l

Colloidal

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