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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. 

 

Any suggestions or input that would further enhance or expand the glossary are strongly encouraged.

 

We would like to formally thank and credit such organizations as WQA, AWWA, WEF, Lenntech and other web glossary sources for providing some of the basis and background of this compendium.

Density, apparent (Density, true)

The ratio of the mass of an object (or substance) to its volume. The density of water is 1.0 gram per cubic centimeter. Apparent density is the mass per unit volume of a solid sorbent including its pore volume and inter-particle voids; true density is the mass per unit volume excluding pores.