effluent

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effluent

1. liquid discharged as waste, as from an industrial plant or sewage works
2. radioactive waste released from a nuclear power station
3. a stream that flows out of another body of water

effluent

[ə′flü·ənt]
(chemical engineering)
(civil engineering)
The liquid waste of sewage and industrial processing.
(hydrology)
Flowing outward or away from.
Liquid which flows away from a containing space or a main waterway.

effluent

effluent discharging into soil
In sanitary engineering, a liquid which is discharged as waste, esp. the discharge from a septic tank.
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Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change has notified standards for treated effluent of Sewage Treatment Plants on dated 13 October, 2017 for adherence.
Different biological and chemical methods have been employed for the elimination of dyes, COD and color from industrial effluents [8].
The cultivation of roses has the potential to receive irrigation with effluents from sewage treatment plants, due to their high commercial value and presence in highly populated regions, where there is a great volume of sewage.
Key words: Amino acids Effluents Irrigated Land Environmental Pollution.
Methods for the determination of physicochemical properties of samples (cassava mill effluents, oil palm mill effluents and rubber effluents) were used as outlined by APHA (1985).
According to the bibliography (Table 1) lineal, quadratic and exponential models have been used to obtain the production prediction of the effluents and they have been compared with theHarris model.
Lands are very much affected due to discharge of effluent water from illegal dyeing units across River Noyyal.
Rapid increase of industrialization trend in the world has resulted in the generation of industrial effluents in quite large quantities with high organic content, which if treated/processed appropriately, may become a significant source of energy.
Textile industries consume large quantities of water and generate huge amounts of effluents which contain considerable amount of suspended solids, additives, detergents, surfactants, carcinogenic amines, aldehydes, heavy metals and dyes.
Operating all year round and with such high prerequisites, the new effluent plant requires reagents of equally high caliber to comply with environmental discharge regulations.
The present study has aimed to compare the physical-chemical quality of the domestic sludge produced by the municipality of Pentecoste, State of Ceara with that originated from the fish culture effluents of the Aquaculture Research Center of the Departamento Nacional de Obras Contra as Secas-DNOCS, located in the same city.
Over the last few decades, efforts have been made to apply intensive microalgal cultures to perform the biological treatment of effluents (De la Noue et al.