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WATER QUALITY INDEX

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French Equivalent: Indice de la qualité de l’eau

Definition:
A water quality index is a weighted average of selected ambient concentrations of pollutants usually linked to water quality classes.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 19, 2001