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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.

Osmosis

Water molecules passing through membranes naturally, to the side with the highest concentration of dissolved impurities. The process of diffusion of a solvent such as water through a semi-permeable membrane that will transmit the solvent but impede most d