Anaerobic lagoon


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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

Wastewater lagoon which has very little dissolved oxygen. This condition is the result of oxygen uptake by micro-organisms in the lagoon exceeding oxygen transfer from the air, and occurs in the first lagoon in a series of lagoons (UNEP 2008). See lagoon

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Interpretations and Explanations


UNEP (2000) Internationals source book on environmentally sound technologies for wastewater and stormwater management

WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)

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