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Definition(s)
The liquid waste from domestic sewage, industrial sites or from agricultural processes. Effluents are harmful when they enter the environment, especially in freshwater, because of their polluting chemical composition. (Source: GEMET/WRIGHT)

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Broader

Used for

  • sewarage
  • discharge
  • sewage
  • wastewater