Business / Agriculture / Effluent: Waste, usually liquid, released or discharged to the environment. Generally the term refers to point source discharges of sewage or contaminated waste waters into surface waters.
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Effluent Stream

Science / Geology / Effluent Stream: A stream that gains water from ground water flow. These streams are typical of humid climates where water tables are high. The discharge of an effluent stream can be sustained by ground water flow for MORE

Effluent Limitation

Business / Agriculture / Effluent Limitation: An Environmental Protection Agency 'standard of performance' reflecting the maximum degree of discharge reduction achievable by the best available technology for various categories of sources of water MORE