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HOUSEHOLD WASTEWATERS [1 record]

Record 1 2014-01-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Sewers and Drainage
  • Water Pollution
CONT

The household wastewater discharged into the septic tank usually contains the toilet wastes or the so called "black water" mixed with the "grey water," which includes the discharge from the kitchen sink, tubs and shower, bathroom lavatory, dishwasher, and clothes washing machine.

Key term(s)
  • domestic wastewaters
  • domestic waste waters
  • household wastewaters
  • household waste water
  • household waste waters

French

Domaine(s)
  • Égouts et drainage
  • Pollution de l'eau
DEF

Eaux usées comprenant les eaux ménagères (eaux de cuisine, de lessive et de toilette) et les eaux-vannes (matières fécales et urines).

Key term(s)
  • eau usée domestique
  • eau domestique
  • eau usée d'origine domestique

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Alcantarillas y drenaje
  • Contaminación del agua
DEF

Agua negra que contiene desechos humanos, animales y caseros.

OBS

También incluye la infiltración de aguas subterráneas. Las aguas negras domésticas son las aguas residuales procedentes de residencias, instalaciones comerciales, públicas y similares.

PHR

Eliminación de las aguas negras domésticas.

Key term(s)
  • aguas negras domésticas
  • aguas residuales domésticas
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