Water pollution abatement equipment

  Equipment used to reduce or eliminate water borne pollutants, including chlorine, phosphates, acids, bases, hydrocarbons, sewage, and other pollutants. Examples of water pollution abatement structures and equipment include those used to treat thermal pollution; cooling, boiler, and cooling tower blowdown water; coal pile runoff; and fly ash waste water. Water pollution abatement excludes expenditures for treatment of water prior to use at the plant.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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