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Author Topic: What is the process by which water becomes stagnant?  (Read 1746 times)

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What is the process by which water becomes stagnant?
« on: 11 March, 2009, 09:06:58 PM »
Is it a lack of oxygen, growth of bacteria or something else?

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Re: What is the process by which water becomes stagnant?
« Reply #1 on: 11 March, 2009, 09:12:10 PM »
Is it a lack of oxygen, growth of bacteria or something else?

Lack of movement, and when the depreciation of water is enough to be noticeable it's known as stagnant http://chestofbooks.com/food/beverages/Adulteration-Origin/Causes-Of-Stagnant-Water.html