Flow meters are being used more and more by industry for the accurate measurement of flowing liquids and by governmental agencies in monitoring environmental concerns. You may see these devices called either flow meters or flowmeters
as both are common usage but the preferred spelling is now flow meter. Flow meters are useful in many situations and can not only determine the flow rate of liquids, gasses and some slurries, but some models can even mesure the amount of heat contained in the measured flow.
Glossary for Water Quality Testing Terms
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