Civil Engineering - Water Supply Engineering - Discussion


Detention period of a settling tank is

[A]. average theoretical time required for water to flow through the tank
[B]. time required for flow of water to fill the tank fully
[C]. average time for which water is retained in tank
[D]. ratio of volume of basin of a sedimentation tank to the rate of flow
[E]. all the above.

Answer: Option E


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Madhu said: (May 12, 2020)  
Only option C is right.

Atul said: (Jun 23, 2020)  

How? please explain.

Bakht said: (Nov 3, 2020)  
My opinion is option A is correct because Detention period is time required to empty the tank and detention time is time required to fill the tank.

Hcn said: (Aug 25, 2021)  
The answer is D,

A" is flow through the period.

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