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Receiving waters: A river, ocean, stream, or other watercourse into which wastewater or treated effluent is discharged.
Recharge: The processes involved in the addition of water to the zone of saturation; also the amount of water added.


: bodies of water that receive runoff or wastewater discharges, such as rivers, streams, lakes, estuaries, and ground water.
Recharge: downward movement of water through soil to ground water.

receiving waters : All distinct bodies of water that receive runoff or wastewater discharges, such as streams, rivers, ponds, lakes, and estuaries.

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A river, ocean, stream, or other watercourse into which wastewater or treated effluent is discharged.

Some contain compounds which kill useful bacteria and encourage algae growth when they are in wastewater that reaches receiving waters. Disinfectant A chemical or physical process that kills pathogenic organisms in water.

outfall The mouth of a sewer, drain or conduit where effluent is discharged into . ozone Pungent, colorless, toxic gas that is the major component of smog.

any treatment method or process employed following biological treatment (1) to reduce pollution load (2) to remove substances that may be harmful to receiving waters or the environment (3) to produce a high-quality effluent suitable for reuse in any ...

The use of living organisms to test the suitability of effluents for discharge into and to test the quality of such waters downstream from the discharge. 2. Analysis of blood, urine, tissues, etc.

The place where effluent is discharged into receiving waters.
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Outfall: The place where effluent is discharged into .
Overburden: Rock and soil cleared away before mining.

Water Quality-Based Permit- A permit with an effluent limit more stringent than one based on technology performance. Such limits may be necessary to protect the designated use of receiving waters ...

municipal facilities Those publicly owned sewage treatment plants that discharge a million gallons per day or more and are therefore considered by states to have the potential for to substantially effect the quality of .

Urban Runoff Storm water from city streets and adjacent domestic or commercial properties that carries pollutants of various kinds into the sewer systems and receiving waters.

See also: See also: Water, Waste, Environment, Environmental, Soil

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