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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
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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.
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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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Many researchers have focused on utilization of coal fly ash for manufacturing of potassium fertilizer, zeolite, cement, flue gas adsorbent concrete, raw material for road structure and bricks making, reactive dyes, adsorption of phenolic compounds, organic compounds, heavy metals and organic pollutants from industrial flue gases and effluents. It was acknowledged from effluents analysis of dyes manufacturing plant, that these industrial effluents contain high concentration of organic pollutants such as BOD, dyes, COD, phenolic compounds, color, TDS, turbidity and suspended solids.
In Table 2, a summary of the periods of application and the amount of water and effluents applied in the treatments with effluents (NE, NE+F, AE and AE+F) is presented.
Cassava mill effluents and rubber effluents had the highest and same number (7) of bacterial isolates, while oil palm mill effluents had the least number (6) of bacterial isolates.
After that, polyethylene containers of 12.5 L capacity and 268.8 mm bottom sections were filled with each by-product and sealed, except for a device at the base to collect the effluent.
These effluents not only increase the nutrient level, but also multiply the tolerance limits and hence causes potent toxicity (Mishra et al., 1999).
In the current study isolation and screening of the indigenous bacteria was carried out from textile effluent contaminated sites and bacterial consortia were developed to reduce the pollution parameters from textile effluents.
The effluent discharge license, Osumo pointed out, stipulates conditions under which treated waste is to be discharged.
lucidum IBL-05 (GL) were used for the decolorization of synthetic dyes effluent. P.
The city produces an estimated 450 million litres of municipal sewage and industrial effluent daily, a majority of which was flowing directly into the holy river until recently.
Many methods have been developed to remove chemical substances found in industrial effluents discharged directly in to environment (Mehmet et al., 2003; Raghu and Ahmed-Basha, 2007).
Textile industrial wastewater also shows toxic effects on aquatic macrophytes and algae, as it is noticed that, aquatic macrophytes could hardly survive two days on textile effluent.