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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).
The bleaching section release organochlorine compounds, which form chromophoric compounds with lignin breakdown compounds and impart color to the effluent.
All groups were ensiled at ambient temperatures of between 18-25[degrees]C using pipe and bucket silos made from poly vinyl chloride (PVC) equipped with a drain tap enabling effluent flow and measurement.
The increase in NMIDs for mussels fed effluent suggests that the diet was lacking essential FAs.
They also fear that in near future this effluent discharge will lead to skin diseases and other ailments.
a Saitama Prefecture-based chemical maker, asked two industrial waste disposal firms along the tributary in Gunma Prefecture to dispose of the effluent containing hexamethylenetetramine, a compound that is converted into formaldehyde when it reacts with chloride used at water filtration plants.
However, effluent of these treatment plants can be considered for agricultural irrigation purposes with respect to considered standards.
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.
Poorly performing systems have been linked to elevated effluent pollutant loads in receiving waters (Whitehead and Geary 2000; Bopp et al.
Paul Forshaw, trade effluent manager for United Utilities said: "We would like to remind companies it is an offence to discharge trade effluent into the public sewer without consent or in breach of conditions.
The D100 unit will remain in use at the current location until the effluent sioned in the next two to three years, while a new effluent treatment plant will be installed at the Haverfordwest Creamery site.
Clarus Environmental's Centrifugal STEP (Septic Tank Effluent Pump) System is designed for use in a septic tank as an alternative to a separate pump tank.