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effluent

 [ef´floo-ent]
something that flows out, especially a discharge that carries waste products.

effluent

[ef′lo̅o̅·ənt]
a liquid, solid, or gaseous emission, such as the discharge or outflow from a machine or an industrial process.

effluent

an outflow of liquid, especially the flow of sewage or polluted water from a drain into a river or stream.

effluent

waste from an abattoir carried away in liquid form. Disposal is a major problem because of the need to avoid pollution of waterways. See aerobic effluent treatment, anaerobic effluent treatment.
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A comparison of organochlorine removal from bleached Kraft pulp and paper-mill effluents by dehalogenating Pseudomonas, Ancylobacter and Methylobacterium strains, Appl.
They also fear that in near future this effluent discharge will lead to skin diseases and other ailments.
In reuse of wastewater, if health aspects and microbial quality of effluent are ignored, they will pose the serious risks to human health and environment, and also it is an important issue, whenever the treated effluent is intended to be used for irrigation of parks, food products and vegetables (8-10).
It is a criminal offence to discharge trade effluent into the public sewer without consent or in breach of consent conditions.
Using purpose developed chemicals Micromac staff can comprehensively test the customer's effluent prior to system installation to ensure that the system is suited to the need.
Concentrations of constituents in Australian piggery effluents vary greatly.
The most extensive studies on the feminizing effects of WwTW effluents in wild fish have been conducted on the roach (Rutilus rutilus) living in U.
Effluent locations are becoming spawning grounds for marine habitat.
Themes covered include recent advances in treatment processes to minimize the discharge of nutrients, recirculation of process waters, control of effluent toxicity, and other advanced effluent criteria.
5]) and fecal coliform bacteria, respectively, from septic tank effluent under a temperate maritime climate in Ireland, that has [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] mild winters (mean range: 4.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new effluent treatment technology, developed by an Alberta company and the Alberta Research Council, promises to revolutionize the food processing industry worldwide.
The name VerdeFilm implies a "green," or environmentally friendly, technology, says Xerox spokesman John Rasor, in line with the company's goal of reducing the hazardous effluents common to silver-halide photography.