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What does FS stand for?

FS stands for Factor of Safety

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Trees at various locations on levees may either increase or decrease safety; at some locations where a tree was found to increase the factor of safety under one set of conditions, that same tree was found to decrease the factor of safety when other likely conditions were considered.
The secondary treatment process, activated carbon filtration, is provided as an added factor of safety after air stripping to remove any residual VOCs should raw water concentrations increase beyond the capacity of the air strippers.