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    • Domestic effluent
    • Domestic sewage
    • Domestic wastewater
    • Effluent (Sewage)
    • Industrial effluent
    • Industrial wastewater
    • Sewage effluent
    • Waste water
    • Waste waters
    • Wastewater
    • Wastewaters
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    • found: An assessment of the possible effects of wastewater pollution on the intertidal macrofauna of five beaches in the Seattle, Washington area. 1977?
    • found: US EPA's program to regulate the placement of waste water and other fluids underground, 2004.
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 31, 2011(Wastewater is any water that has been adversely affected in quality by anthropogenic influence. It comprises liquid waste discharged by domestic residences, commercial properties, industry, and/or agriculture and can encompass a wide range of potential contaminants and concentrations. In the most common usage, it refers to the municipal wastewater that contains a broad spectrum of contaminants resulting from the mixing of wastewaters from different sources. Sewage is correctly the subset of wastewater that is contaminated with feces or urine, but is often used to mean any waste water. "Sewage" includes domestic, municipal, or industrial liquid waste products disposed of, usually via a pipe or sewer or similar structure, sometimes in a cesspool emptier.) Effluent (Effluent is an outflowing of water or gas from a natural body of water, or from a human-made structure. Effluent is defined by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as "wastewater - treated or untreated - that flows out of a treatment plant, sewer, or industrial outfall. Generally refers to wastes discharged into surface waters." The Compact Oxford English Dictionary defines effluent as "liquid waste or sewage discharged into a river or the sea.")
    • found: Webster, L. A dictionary of environmental & civil engineering, c2000(sewage: liquid waste that contains animal, mineral, or vegetable matter in suspension or solution, conveyed in a sewer; waste water: water that is not, or is no longer required; wastewater: water containing biological, organic and/or chemical contaminants, primarily as a result of human activities; effluent 1. Any solid, liquid, or gas that enters the environment as a by-product of a man-originated process; the substances that flow out of a designated source)
    • found: McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific and technical terms, c2003(sewage: The fluid discharge from medical, domestic, and industrial sanitary appliances. Also known as sewerage; waste 2. Dirty water from mining, industrial, and domestic use; waste pipe: A pipe to carry waste water from a basin, bath, or sink in a building; effluent [CIV ENG] The liquid waste of sewage and industrial process)
    • found: OCLC, Aug. 31, 2011(in titles: domestic effluents; domestic effluent; domestic sewage effluents; domestic sewage effluent; industrial and domestic effluents; industrial and domestic sewage effluent; domestic waste effluents; domestic sewage effluents; domestic wastewater effluent; domestic septic tank effluent; domestic wastewater; domestic and industrial wastewaters; domestic and industrial waste effluent)
  • LC Classification

    • S657
    • TD730-TD735
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2014-02-24: revised
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