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Water and Wastewater Analysis

Water and Wastewater Analysis

Effluent Standard: Discharge Limits for Industrial Effluent based on Environmental Quality (Industrial Effluent) Regulations, 2009 (Malaysia).

These Regulations shall apply to any premises which discharge or release industrial effluent or mixed effluent, onto or into any soil, or into inland waters or Malaysian waters, other than the premises processing of Oil-palm Fruit/Fresh Fruit Bunches to palm oil; i.e. Palm Oil Mills and processing of Natural Rubber to specified applied forms; i.e. Rubber Mills like SMRs and Latex factories (premises as specified in the First Schedule)

No. PARAMETERS STANDARD (A) STANDARD (B)
1. Temperature oC 40 40
2. pH Value 6.0-9.0 5.5-9.0
3. BOD5 at 20oC mg/L 20 50
4. Suspended Solids mg/L 50 100
5. Mercury mg/L 0.005 0.05
6. Cadmium mg/L 0.01 0.02
7. Chromium, Hexavalent mg/L 0.05 0.05
8. Chromium, Trivalent mg/L 0.20 1.0
9. Arsenic mg/L 0.05 0.10
10. Cyanide mg/L 0.05 0.10
11. Lead mg/L 0.10 0.5
12. Copper mg/L 0.20 1.0
13. Manganese mg/L 0.20 1.0
14. Nickel mg/L 0.20 1.0
15. Tin mg/L 0.20 1.0
16. Zinc mg/L 0.20 1.0
17. Boron mg/L 1.0 4.0
18. Iron (Fe) mg/L 1.0 5.0
19. Silver mg/L 0.1 1.0
20. Aluminium mg/L 10 15
21. Selenium mg/L 0.02 0.5
22. Barium mg/L 1.0 2,0
23. Fluoride mg/L 2.0 5.0
24. Formaldehyde mg/L 1.0 2.0
25. Phenol mg/L 0.001 1.0
26. Free Chlorine mg/L 1.0 2.0
27. Sulphide mg/L 0.50 0.50
28. Oil and Grease mg/L 1.0 10
29. Ammoniacal Nitrogen mg/L 10 20
30. Colour ADMI * 100 200

*ADMI–American Dye Manufacturers Institute
Note: COD is regulated Regulation 12.

Regulation 12: ACCEPTABLE CONDITIONS FOR DISCHARGE OF INDUSTRIAL EFFLUENT  CONTAINING CHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND (COD) FOR SPECIFIC TRADE OR INDUSTRY SECTOR

     
(a) Pulp and paper industry STANDARD (A) STANDARD (B)
(i) pulp mill mg/L 80 350
(ii) paper mill (recycled) mg/L 80 250
(iii) pulp and paper mill mg/L 80 300
(b) Textile industry mg/L 80 250
(c)Fermentation and distillery ind. mg/L 400 400
(d) Other industries mg/L 80 200


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