Any spent liquors or other waste materials which are emitted by a source (waste from plating shops, pickling tanks, sewage treatment plants, chemical manufacturing plants, etc.).
Source: PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2186 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'effluent' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.E01910 RISBibTexEndNote