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Synonym of Population equivalent

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Population equivalent
Population equivalent or unit per capita loading, (PE), in waste-water treatment is the number expressing the ratio of the sum of the pollution load produced during 24 hours by industrial facilities and services to the individual pollution load in household sewage produced by one person in the same time.
For practical calculations, it is assumed that one unit equals to 54 grams of BOD per 24 hours.

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population equivalent
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Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
POPULATION EQUIVALENT (PE)
(Water Quality) A way to express the strength of industrial waste in terms of the comparable amount of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) in the household wastewater produced by one person. An industrial waste that has a PE of 1,000 is equivalent to the BOD of waste produced by 1,000 people.

  
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