Dissolved Oxygen DO

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Dissolved Oxygen DO?

The oxygen freely available in water, vital to fish and other aquatic life and for the prevention of odors. DO levels are considered a most important indicator of a water body's ability to support desirable aquatic life. Secondary and advanced waste treatment are generally designed to ensure adequate DO in waste-receiving waters.

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Abandoned Well   Absorbed Dose   Administered Dose   Applied Dose   Biochemical Oxygen Demand BOD   Biological Oxygen Demand BOD   Biologically Effective Dose   Chemical Oxygen Demand COD   Dissolved Solids   
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