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Other land and associated surface water

Recreational land and associated surface water

Water resources (2 definitions)

PAN

Peroxyacetyl Nitrate (PAN)

Sanitary Landfill

Sanitary Sewage

Carbon Sink

Heat Sink

Sink

Sinking

Advanced Treatment Technology (waste water)

Artificial Water Impoundment

Brackish Water

Confined Water Well

Drinking Water Standards

Dystrophic Water

Hard Water

Humic Water

Net Abstraction of Water

Net Duty of Water

Offstream Use of Water

Population Equivalent (in waste-water monitoring and treatment)

Potable Water

Protection of Ambient Water

Salt Water Intrusion

Saprobic Water Classification

Storm Water

Surface Water

Waste Water

Waste-water Treatment

Water Abstraction

Water Conservation

Water Cycle

Water Erosion

Water Hyacinth

Water Lily

Water Mining

Water Pollution

Water Quality

Water Quality Classes

Water Quality Criteria

Water Quality Index

Water Quality Monitoring

Water Supply System

Water Table

Water Treatment

Water Use

Water Withdrawal

Water-based Disease

Water-related Disease

Bank Filtration

Non-residential buildings

Mining, manufacturing and utilities

Landfill

Storm Sewer

Tangible non-produced assets

Industry

Securities other than shares

Economic territory (of a country)

Land

Escherichia Coli (E. Coli)

Operating surplus

Sewer

Dwellings

Epilimnion

Field Capacity

Impoundment

Influent

Bacterial Count

Coastal Lagoons

Depletion of natural economic assets

Protection against Natural Hazards

Stream Flow Regulations

Waterborne Disease

Insurance technical reserves

Producer's price

Purchaser's price

Rental on fixed assets

Repurchase agreements

Social assistance benefits in kind

Uncompensated seizures

Wages and salaries in cash

Agricultural Run-off

Biomonitoring

Corrosion

Dissolved Solids

Dual Flushing System

Evapotranspiration

Flocculation

Freshwater

Offstream Fish Farming

Alkalinization

Artificial Recharge

Asbestos

Benthos

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)

Carrying Capacity

Cholera

Coliform Index

Cyclone Collector

Dam

Dendrocoelum Lacteum

Discharge

Dual Purpose Sewer

Environmental Media

Fogging

Gamma Radiation

Groundwater Reservoir

Groundwater Surface

Household Waste

Hydrolysis

Hydroponics

Hydropower

Infiltration

Lahar

Loading

Mudflats

Oil Dark

Particulate Loadings

Permeability

Plankton

Point Source of Pollution

Polysaprobe

Raw Sewage

Recharge

Reservoir

River-regulating Reservoir

Sedimentation

Sewage

Skimming

Soil Drainage

Transpiration

Turbidity

Waste Collection

Overland Flow

Sewerage Network

Air Basin

Artificial Watercourse

Bacterial Purity

Biodegradation

Biologic Erosion

Biological Waste

Biosphere

Check Irrigation

Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)

Chlorination

Cladophora Blanket Weed

Coastal Zone

Comminution

Cooling Tower

Denitrification

Digester

Dilution

Environmental Conditioning

Geomorphology

Groundwater Run-off

Incineration with Recovery of Energy

Instream Aeration

Instream Use

Land Reclamation

Limestone Scrubbing

Liming

Monitoring

Natural Assets

Nitrogenous Oxygen Demand (NOD)

Outfall Sewer

p.p.m./p.p.b./p.p.t.

Percolation

Phosphorus

Photosynthesis

Precipitation-effectiveness Ratio

Preliminary Treatment

Protected Area

Recharge Area

Riparian Habitat

Saturated Soil

Scrubber

Scum Collector

Sedimentation Tank

Sheet Erosion

Silt

Sludge

Soil Sealing

Sullage

Transboundary Pollution

Urban Run-off

Waste Stabilization Pond

Weathering

Aeration

Coagulation

Dilution Ratio

Dissolved Oxygen (DO)

Hydrologic Cycle

Irrigation

Tertiary Treatment

Activated Carbon

Activated Sludge

Air Curtain

Algae

Beef Cattle Feedlot

Capacity of Treatment Installation

Detergent

Drip Irrigation

Dual Supply System

Electrodialysis

Hydrology

Hypolimnion

Leachate

Multiple Land Use

Overpumping

Precipitation

Run-off

Schistosomiasis

Slow Sand Filtration

Trickling Filter

Acid Deposition

Agricultural Waste

Bacteria

Biological Treatment Technology

Biomass

Blue-green Algae

Building Codes

Catch per unit of effort (CPUE)

Channelization

Chemical Treatment (of hazardous waste)

Chromium

Closed Ecological System

Coliform Organism

Contaminant

Denudation

Desalinization

Dew Point

Diatomaceous Earth

Disinfection

Dredging

Ecological Footprint

Energy Sources

Enrichment

Environment Statistics

Environmental Disease

Environmental Services

Erosion

Estuary

European System for the Collection of Economic Information on the Environment (SERIEE)

Fen

Filtration

Flue Gas

Fluorosis

Forest Functions

Groundwater

Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare (ISEW)

Land Drainage

Life-support System

Marine Pollution

Mechanical Treatment Technology

Natural Resource Accounting

Nitrate

Non-point Source of Pollution

Oil Spill

Osmosis

Overgrazing

Oxidation Pond

Phenols

Pollution

Pollution Abatement

Pollution of Poverty

Protection against Erosion

Rainwater

Septic Tank

Sewage Lagoon

Soil Conditioner

Soil Conservation

Storm Tank

Swamp

Terracing

Waterlogging

Wetland

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