Waste Load Allocation

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Waste Load Allocation?

1. The maximum load of pollutants each discharger of waste is allowed to release into a particular waterway. Discharge limits are usually required for each specific water quality criterion being, or expected to be, violated. 2. The portion of a stream's total assimilative capacity assigned to an individual discharge.

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