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 (wāst′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
Water that has been used, as for washing, flushing, or in a manufacturing process, and so contains waste products; sewage.
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(Civil Engineering) relating to waste water
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(ˈweɪstˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər)

water that has been used in washing, flushing, etc.; sewage.
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Noun1.wastewater - water mixed with waste matterwastewater - water mixed with waste matter  
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
sewage, sewerage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
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eau usée


n aguas residuales
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LAHORE -- The Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) intends to install six waste-water and surface water treatment plants in the provincial capital.
In this study all the parameters COD, BOD and TSS etc of influent (untreated waste-water) and effluent (treated waste-water) were characterized using the standard methods of examination for water and waste- water.
On average in 2002 in the EU25, ninety per cent of the population was connected to urban waste-water collection systems, said Eurostat in connection with World Water Day on March 22.
This reflects the nitrogen impact of agriculture, but also the still inadequate nitrogen removal by waste-water treatment plants.