Translation of effluent in Spanish:

effluent

Pronunciation: /ˈefluənt/

n

  • 1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (liquid waste) vertidos (mpl); (sewage) aguas (fpl) residuales radioactive effluent vertidos radioactivos
    More example sentences
    • Ground water is polluted by industrial effluent and human waste.
    • Treated effluent is still discharged into Maguires Creek, the Richmond River and the Pacific Ocean.
    • However, there were occasions when because of the poor quality industrial effluents being discharged into the river the water could carry no oxygen and it was impossible for fish to survive.
  • 2 countable/numerable (stream flowing from lake) [Geography/Geografía]arroyo que desagua un lago

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