I)Solids that either float on the surface or are suspended in water or other liquids, and which are largely removable by laboratory filtering. 2) The quantity of material removed from water in a laboratory test.
any solid substance present in water in an undissolved state, usually contributing directly to turbidity
the small, solid particles in water that cause a cloudy condition. Particles of suspended sediment tend to settle at the channel bottom (settleable solids), but upward current in turbulent flow counteract gravitational settling.