What is the synonym of effluents?

What is the synonym of effluents?

Find another word for effluent. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for effluent, like: emanating, outflowing, wastewater, sewer water, outbound, outward-bound, leachate, sludge, sewage, and surface-water.

What is word effluent mean?

to flow out
Effluent comes from the Latin verb effluere, “to flow out”. In an older meaning, an effluent was a stream flowing out of a river or lake. But nowadays effluent almost always means wastes that pour into our water and air. Liquid factory waste, smoke, and raw sewage can all be called effluents.

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What is the opposite of effluent?

effluent, wastewater, sewer wateradjective. water mixed with waste matter. Antonyms: incoming.

What is influent and effluent?

Influent is water that “flows in”. This is the raw, untreated wastewater. Effluent means to “flow out”. This is the treated wastewater. This water is safe for discharge to lakes or rivers.

Who discharges effluent?

It is produced and discharged by any industrial or commercial premises, such as a food processing factory or manufacturing business. Often referred to as ‘trade effluent’ or ‘wastewater’, effluent discharge usually flows from the premises directly into the main sewer network.