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total suspended solids (TSS)
All of the solid particles in wastewater, effluent, or a natural body of water that will not pass through a filter of a given size; components may include silt, decaying plant and animal matter, industrial wastes, and sewage.

A high TSS concentration can have a significant effect on an aquatic system resulting in slowing photosynthesis and reducing oxygen levels.

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