United States - Water pollution, metal industry (% of total BOD emissions)

Water pollution, metal industry (% of total BOD emissions) in United States was reported at 3.45 % in 2006, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources.



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Industry shares of emissions of organic water pollutants refer to emissions from manufacturing activities as defined by two-digit divisions of the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 2: primary metals (ISIC division 37). Emissions of organic water pollutants are measured by biochemical oxygen demand, which refers to the amount of oxygen that bacteria in water will consume in breaking down waste. This is a standard water-treatment test for the presence of organic pollutants.


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