Effluent

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Term Effluent
Description Waste material discharged into the environment, treated or untreated. Generally refers to water pollution.
Definition Effluent

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

References http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/eterms.html

http://rais.ornl.gov/home/glossary.html#E http://sra.org/resources_glossary_d-f.php

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