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The first step in the process in which the water is filtered and big particles removes
the next step in which things like alum, polymer, carbon dioxide, and sometimes lime are added to make small particle in the water clump and form big particles
the large particle become heavy and sink to the bottom of a big basin in which sediment is collected
the water is run through a fine particle like sand or gravel to filter out other things in the water
an area of land bordering a river and made of sediment carried by a stream deposited during floods
temporary ponds which fill up as result of snowmelt in the spring then dry up in the summer, important to amphibian's
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