Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Effluent?

Wastewater--treated or untreated--that flows out of a treatment plant, sewer, or industrial outfall. Generally refers to wastes discharged into surface waters.

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Effluent Guidelines   Effluent Limitation   Whole-Effluent-Toxicity Tests   
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