from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Water that has been used, as for washing, flushing, or in a manufacturing process, and so contains waste products; sewage.
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- n. Any water that has been used by some human domestic or industrial activity and, because of that, now contains waste products.
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- n. water mixed with waste matter
Detection of significant toxic releases in wastewater prompted a proposal to bring coal ash management under the national law that regulates solid waste, the Resource Conservation and Recover Act (RCRA).
After several groups filed a formal protest this summer, the company behind the project - Arizona-based Tessera Solar - made several concessions, including promising to set aside 6,000 acres for the two species and to use wastewater from a nearby water-treatment plant for its operations.
But a growing concern over a host of other trace chemicals in wastewater has spurred interest in new technologies.
The revamped golf course (the first nine holes are scheduled to reopen in April 2008, and the next nine within 12 months) uses recycled wastewater from the town of Loreto in its state-of-the-art watering system.
Black water is the common term for wastewater from the toilets that needs to be treated in the septic tank.
The wastewater is treated before it is discharged into reservoirs, rivers or lakes.
Read on for details on the three LEED-H criteria for water efficiency at home, plus some additional information on innovations in wastewater treatment and reuse.
The treated wastewater is then used in conjunction with meltwater and creekwater from surrounding areas to create snow.
Now let me turn your attention to how our wastewater is treated before it is discharged into our local streams, rivers and lakes.
Use electric currents to digest microbes in wastewater.
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