Glossary | Letter F


A | B  | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M |N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

 

GLOSSARY

 

 

Fecal Coliforms

A group of bacteria that are indicators of human or animal pollution and contamination with potentially pathogenic microorganisms. Water with occurrence of fecal coliforms should not be consumed under any circumstances.  Serious health issues will develop quickly.

Free residual disinfectant

The remaining particles of a cleaning agent that had been used for used disinfection.  These particles may remain in the water for a short time after application.