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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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With respect to industrial units in the country CPCB has given directions under Section 5 of E (P) Act, 1986 for setting up of online Continuous water quality monitoring system to check the effluent quality being discharged.
It was acknowledged from effluents analysis of dyes manufacturing plant, that these industrial effluents contain high concentration of organic pollutants such as BOD, dyes, COD, phenolic compounds, color, TDS, turbidity and suspended solids.
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.
Untreated sewage water and industrial effluents are allowed to drain in agricultural lands and may affect the composition of the soil.
Cassava mill effluents and rubber effluents had the highest and same number (7) of bacterial isolates, while oil palm mill effluents had the least number (6) of bacterial isolates.
However, in large silos the time with a constant effluents flow was estimated for the days: 10 to 27 (Pitt and Parlange, 1987).
They also fear that in near future this effluent discharge will lead to skin diseases and other ailments.
These effluents not only increase the nutrient level, but also multiply the tolerance limits and hence causes potent toxicity (Mishra et al.
There is a growing concern regarding adverse effects on aquatic biota and humans due to the contamination of water by textile effluents (Saratale et al.
No significant difference was detected between the pH of the tap water, domestic sludge and fish pond effluents (Figure 1).
The physico-chemical parameters of distillery effluents i.