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biofiltre
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A system of secondary sewage treatment which is similar to self-purification action of streams; it is more accurately a biological oxidizing bed; the effluent is placed on the stones in the bed and microorganisms present consume the solids as a food supply.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/12280