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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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Ayesha Hamid claimed that some 540 million gallons of untreated effluent of Lahore was being discharged into the Ravi river.
After a briefing on pilot project of Pak Oasis for effluent, he said 'it is known to all and sundry what Pak Oasis has done in the rest of Sindh.
The quality parameters of effluent did not match to National environmental quality standards (NEQS).
This discharge is subject to regulatory effluent quality requirements under the EPA.
The maintenance work was not allowed to disrupt any fruit processing at the factory and only two six-hour periods of zero flow to the effluent plant were allowed.
Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate the irrigation of roses with anaerobic filter and intermittent sand filter (nitrified effluent) effluents and compare the results with the ones obtained with traditional cultivation.
The concentration of amino acids detected were observed in the range for the soil receiving JDW Sugar mill effluent within 66-1074 mg Kg-1 and oil and ghee effluents within 60-1006 mg Kg-1 as compared to reference samples at the same level (A) within 35-690 mg Kg-1.
Firstly, the effluent containing chrome is reduced from hexavalent chromium using sodium metabisulphite.
The total volume of effluent of theensiled crop oscillates with several important factors such asnature, maturity, pre-treatment of the crop; species, age, fertilizer regime or climate (Jones and Jones, 1995) and the effect of the use of silage additives (Haigh, 1994).
Lands are very much affected due to discharge of effluent water from illegal dyeing units across River Noyyal.
SEPA monitoring teams would visit industries to collect waste water samples to see if effluents are being properly treated.