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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An up-flow percolation test was performed in order to determine the leaching behaviour of BCs, as fully described in Peckyte and Baltrenaite (2015).
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., 1980).
The leaching behavior test applied was an up-flow percolation test. Semicoke with a particle size of <10 mm without size reduction was used in all leaching tests.
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.
Corriveau tried to relax the town's percolation test regulations, and as a builder, the change would have benefited him.
The leaching behavior of semicoke was also studied in a laboratory column percolation test. The percolation test was carried out with 2.2 kg (dry weight) of semicoke using 30 cm high columns, 10 cm in diameter.
Project, Kishtwar including core preservation, water percolation test as per GSI recommendation and relevant I.S.
The idea behind the soil percolation test was to gauge the permeability or infiltration characteristics of a soil.