Definitions for "Floatables"
Man-made items of garbage that can trap air, bottles and cans for example, are referred to as floatibles.
materials found in sewers and storage tanks that are lighter than water.
Materials in stormwater or sanitary flows which float to the surface. FOREBAY: Additional storage space located near a stormwater practice inlet that serves to trap incoming coarse sediments before they accumulate in the main treatment area.
Waterborne debris
Pollutants that float on the water surface such as pieces of trash and debris.
Made up primarily of manmade debris, they contribute to beach closures, interfere with navigation, entangle wildlife and impair aesthetics.