Nutrients

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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

Nutrients refer to the elements that are required by plants and animals, although nitrogen and phosphorus are generally the major nutrients of concern in wastewater. See Eutrophication and Environmentally sensitive zones (UNEP 2000).

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References

UNEP (2000) International Source Book On Environmentally Sound Technologies for Wastewater and Stormwater Management


WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)


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