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Wastewater

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Question 5 of 8 Intermediate

5 Which method of backflow prevention has the following disadvantages: Highly sensitive to sand and solid objects in the water. In a backflow situation, it is not possible to use the sanitary facilities that are connected to this device. Storm water drains cannot be connected to this device. The device is not 100% safe and should be used only to protect secondary rooms with no vital technical installations.

Question 7 of 8 Intermediate

7 Which method of backflow prevention has the following advantages: Offers maximum backflow and flooding protection. Ideal for safeguarding electrical and other high value equipment. Offers unlimited use of sanitary facilities in case of backflow. Is easily serviced. Can be installed in a building’s storm water drains. Is not sensitive to sand and solid objects in the water.

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Q: Under which circumstances should you consider a pressurised wastewater system rather than a gravitation system
A: When there is a long distance between the building and the sewer main, when the sewer main is up-hill or when there are obstacles between the building and the sewer main.
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Q: What are the disadvantages of the traditional gravitation system?
A: Many gravitation pipes have to be installed outside the building and a great deal of excavation work is needed.
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Q: What are the four most common types of wastewater from commercial buildings?
A: Wastewater, storm water, drainage water and wastewater from parking areas
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Q: What is grey wastewater?
A: Water, which is discharged from showers, sinks, washing machines, canteen kitchens etc.
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Q: Which method of backflow prevention has the following disadvantages: Highly sensitive to sand and solid objects in the water. In a backflow situation, it is not possible to use the sanitary facilities that are connected to this device. Storm water drains cannot be connected to this device. The device is not 100% safe and should be used only to protect secondary rooms with no vital technical installations.
A: Anti-flooding valves
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Q: Which treatment is necessary for storm water?
A: None – it is pumped directly to the recipient
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Q: Which method of backflow prevention has the following advantages: Offers maximum backflow and flooding protection. Ideal for safeguarding electrical and other high value equipment. Offers unlimited use of sanitary facilities in case of backflow. Is easily serviced. Can be installed in a building’s storm water drains. Is not sensitive to sand and solid objects in the water.
A: Lifting stations
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Q: Of the three anti-flooding systems, why is the lifting station the superior system?
A: It is pre-assembled and its location inside the building makes it easily accessible for service. Furthermore, it offers maximum backflow and flooding protection