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DILUTION RATIO

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Definition:
A dilution ratio is the ratio of the volume of water in a water body to the whole volume of incoming waste. This factor affects the waste assimilation capacity of the water body.

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 05, 2001