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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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Reduction of effluents salinity which also reduces the cost of the wastewater discharge (less chemicals and lower sludge production).
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Murugan said the farmlands are getting affected as effluent water from illegal dyeing units gets mixed with the river water, and thus affects the crops.
Fourway Ltd, trading as Avanti Waste Management, was fined pounds 6,040 by Runcorn magistrates court for discharging trade effluent with excessive amounts of oil, grease and toxic metals into a public sewer.
Micromac's DAF unit injects flocculants into the effluent stream in order to coagulate the particles.
The purpose of this procedure for the acquisition of a facility for treatment of industrial effluents from a manufacturing ceramic parts.
1997) indicated that in some of the soils in their study areas, P-adsorbing constituents of dairy, pig, and sewage effluents (such as C and Fe) may have partially counteracted the exhaustion of adsorption capacity with continued effluent application.
Both effluents induced vitellogenin synthesis in both life stages studied, and the magnitude of the vitellogenic responses paralleled the effluent content of steroid estrogens.
Because ammonia is harmful to aquatic life, treatment plants will have a 'Consent' to discharge effluents to receiving waters with ammonia content typically in the 10-12mg/litre Nitrogen range.
operation has been plagued with a host of effluent treatment challenges, and it has not been for the lack of trying to find a solution.
It examines the identity and origin of chemicals in pulp mill effluents, environmental fate of chemicals from pulp and paper mills, bioaccumulation of substances from pulp mills to fish and wildlife, field and laboratory studies of biochemical and whole organism responses associated with pulp and paper effluents, integrated monitoring and future research, and policy directions of this rapidly evolving field.