WC&P is proud to offer this comprehensive glossary to our readers and website visitors. This living document is intended to serve as an easy-to-use reference source for information on the POU/POE water treatment industry.
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A complete course of operation. For instance, the cycle of cation exchange: regeneration of the resin, rinse to remove excess regenerant, exhaustion, backwash and regeneration again. In municipal filtration processes, the length of time a filter can be used before it needs cleaning, usually including cleaning time.