Effluents vs Wastewater - What's the difference?

effluents | wastewater |


As nouns the difference between effluents and wastewater

is that effluents is while wastewater is any water that has been used by some human domestic or industrial activity and, because of that, now contains waste products.

effluents

English

Noun

(head)
  • wastewater

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia wastewater) (en noun)
  • Any water that has been used by some human domestic or industrial activity and, because of that, now contains waste products.
  • Synonyms

    * sewage