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English translation: population equivalent

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English term or phrase:p.e.
English translation:population equivalent
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03:25 Mar 22, 2000
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Bus/Financial
English term or phrase: 6 million p.e.
* Largest privately financed water project in the world - Izmit, Turkey (U$900 m)
* Largest sewage treatment plant in the world, Cairo, 6 million p.e.
* Overseas customer base: 13 million
GM Translations
population equivalent
Explanation:
PE Population Equivalent

Královopolská RIA, as - References
Societé des Sucreriers et de Destillerie d' Egypte, Le Cairo ... Municipal sewage treatment plant Brno, 400 000 PE (population equivalent). 1958–1960 ...
www.kpria.cz/english/reference_en.html - 77k -

Definitions;
No uniform definition exists. Used as a measure of water pollution load based on figures of an average 'pollution production' of one person in one day. Often used figures are: (BOD5) 60 g per day; total nitrogen 12 g per day and total phosphorous 2.5 g per day.
www.rec.org/DanubePCU/glossary.html

The equivalent, in terms of a fixed population, of a varying or transient population (eg. of a hospital or restaurant ) based upon a figure of 60 g. BOD per head per day and/or 200 l. per head per day.
www.johnstonsmith.co.uk/fact13.html
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population equivalent


Explanation:
PE Population Equivalent

Královopolská RIA, as - References
Societé des Sucreriers et de Destillerie d' Egypte, Le Cairo ... Municipal sewage treatment plant Brno, 400 000 PE (population equivalent). 1958–1960 ...
www.kpria.cz/english/reference_en.html - 77k -

Definitions;
No uniform definition exists. Used as a measure of water pollution load based on figures of an average 'pollution production' of one person in one day. Often used figures are: (BOD5) 60 g per day; total nitrogen 12 g per day and total phosphorous 2.5 g per day.
www.rec.org/DanubePCU/glossary.html

The equivalent, in terms of a fixed population, of a varying or transient population (eg. of a hospital or restaurant ) based upon a figure of 60 g. BOD per head per day and/or 200 l. per head per day.
www.johnstonsmith.co.uk/fact13.html


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