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The outlet or outflow of any system that deals with water flows or the product water of the given system. It may specifically indicate (1) a flow containing polluting material; (2) liquid waste from sewage treatment, industry, agriculture; (3) the outflow of a water treatment device. Generally refers to wastes discharged into surface waters.