Assimilative Capacity

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Assimilative Capacity?

The capacity of a natural body of water to receive wastewaters or toxic materials without deleterious effects and without damage to aquatic life or humans who consume the water.

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Acid Neutralizing Capacity   Capacity Assurance Plan   Carrying Capacity   Design Capacity   Reserve Capacity   
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