Biochemical Oxygen Demand BOD

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Biochemical Oxygen Demand BOD?

A measure of the amount of oxygen consumed in the biological processes that break down organic matter in water. The greater the BOD, the greater the degree of pollution.

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