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During the dry season, the filtration side is filled with partially cleaned effluent from a sewage treatment plant.

Heavy rainfall would seal up the soil until effluent had nowhere to go but up onto lawns or back into homes.

It says its plan could be done for way cheaper – $80 million all in – and could capture 80 percent of the effluent before it heads to the ocean.

This wouldn’t provide nearly as much water, but the water it would provide could still be cheaper than water we currently import from the Colorado River, and it could prevent some untreated effluent from flowing into the Pacific, Tetzlaff said.

Only seven percent of the world’s wastewater is fully treated to remove nitrogen, and when the urine-tinged effluent is released into water bodies it acts as a pollutant, causing algal blooms and fish die-offs.

Yet overall the media absolutely adores cruise-ship stories, especially if they can be connected to effluent.

No sludge is left, everything being turned into the harmless effluent.

Namely, it is an attempt to exhibit apparent nature as an effluent from the mind because of causal nature.

The meeting point of these two natures is the mind, the causal nature being influent and the apparent nature being effluent.

The effluent is fit for all the varied uses of a dye works, and is stated to be perfectly capable of sustaining fish life.

The cuttle is the only animal that I know of that would cause this by the effluent current from its "syphon tube."


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to effluent, such as: sewerage, bilge, effluvium, waste, drain water, and waste water.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.