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French Equivalent: Effluent

Effluent is liquid waste product (whether treated or untreated) discharged from an industrial process or human activity that is discharged into the environment.

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 Tuesday, November 6, 2001