percolation test


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percolation test

A test to determine the drainage characteristics of soil. Drainage is essential to the proper functioning of a septic tank waste disposal system.Usually called a “perc test.”

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To analyze of the behavior of heavy metals (Cd, Pb, Cr, Ni, Zn, Cu) in (bio)char two types of leaching tests--up-flow percolation test and two-stage batch leaching test--were applied.
The holes for the percolation test were spaced accordingly, and located within the absorption field.
Test the drainage of potential sites by digging a percolation test hole that is at least 8 inches wide and 8 inches deep.
A number of alternative techniques for making a percolation test have been proposed (Mulqueen & Rodgers, 2001; Rodgers & Mulqueen, 2004; Schmidt et al.
The percolation test was performed with 780 g (dry weight) of semicoke using a column with the diameter of 5.
This will require a positive percolation test - if the ground does not allow adequate seepage, you may not be allowed to install sewage facilities or to construct a home - and perhaps a consultation with an engineer.
Project, Kishtwar including core preservation, water percolation test as per GSI recommendation and relevant I.
Corriveau tried to relax the town's percolation test regulations, and as a builder, the change would have benefited him.
The percolation test also shows that thiosulphate is the major sulphur species in the oil shale semicoke leachate and a stable ion in alkaline conditions.
The idea behind the soil percolation test was to gauge the permeability or infiltration characteristics of a soil.
The requirement for tree pit drainage should be established following percolation tests, and speci-fied accordingly.
He added that all percolation tests for a septic system have been completed with a successful result and there was a plan to built a wastewater treatment plant solely for the development, with the approval of the state Department of Environmental Protection, which issues permits for such plants.