effluent waste


 

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Definition: 

The liquid waste from domestic sewage, industrial sites or from agricultural processes. Effluents are harmful when they enter the environment, especially in freshwater, because of their polluting chemical composition. (Source: GEMET/WRIGHT)

Other relations

  • effluent waste water/discharge (ECOLEX)
Broader
waste
Synonyms
  • sewarage
  • discharge
  • sewage
  • wastewater

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