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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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Effect of surface washing of bacterial cell on the AOX reduction of pulp and paper mill effluent (n = 5)
Silage effluent is considered one of the most common agricultural pollutants of water courses (Spillane and O'Shea, 1973; Woolford, 1978).
The increased amount of NMIDs in mussels fed effluent, and the increase in 22:2b for algae-fed mussels at the end of the experiment suggest that they were deficient in essential FAs (Fig.
30 ( ANI ): Authorities are turning a blind eye to the deteriorating condition of River Noyyal in Coimbatore, as increasing illegal dyeing units continue to discharge industrial effluents into the river.
The firm in question told the Saitama prefectural government it was not informed that the effluent contained hexamethylenetetramine, while a Dowa Hightech official told Kyodo News, ''We presented the analysis value of the effluent (to the firm), and it would not have aroused any problem if the firm had appropriately processed the effluent.
Consequently, With respect to effluents quality of all three WTPs and in comparison with the Iranian treated wastewater standards for agricultural irrigation has indicated that the effluent quality was in complied with the considered standards.
United Utilities, which brought the prosecution, is now calling on businesses to remember the law in relation to trade effluents.
The default hydraulic mechanism by which effluent infiltrates through an absorption trench under normal loading rate and climatic conditions is through the bottom and sidewall biomat zones.
The treated water flows onto the biological treatment stage of the effluent treatment plant while the solids are taken away for recycling.
The newly commissioned plant will lead to cleaner effluent being disposed of further out to sea than the existing discharge point.
Consett magistrates were told that oily material in the effluent had a serious impact when it reached the Seaham sewage treatment works, threatening the treatment process and requiring an extensive clean-up operation.
In the present study the total dissolved solids of the untreated effluent was reduced to 3.