CONCORDANCE TABLE FOR SPECIFIC DISCHARGE PARAMETERS

The names in the first column are no longer used and have been replaced by the corresponding names in the second column:

 

Old terminology

New terminology

active chlorine

free chlorine

active chlorine and bromine

free chlorine

ammoniacal nitrogen

ammonium

borates

boron

CCl4 extractable substances

perchloroethylene extractable apolar substances

chloroanilines

chlorinated aromatic amines

chlorine oxidisable cyanides

free cyanide

cobalt

cobalt

cyanide(s)

total cyanide

DDT

sum of p,p’ -DDT, o,p’ -DDT, p,p’ -DDE and p,p’ -DDD

detergent(s)

sum of anionic, non-ionogenic and cationic surfactants

drins

sum of aldrin, dieldrin, endrin and isodrin

faecal colibacteria

E. coli

faecal streptococci

enterococci

fluoride

total inorganically bound fluoride

phosphates or total phosphates

total phosphorus

chlorinated hydrocarbons or halogenated hydrocarbons or organohalogens or organic halogen compounds

sum of volatile organic halogen compounds, partly volatile organic halogen compounds, PCBs and organochlorine pesticides

conductibility

electrical conductivity

easily dissolvable cyanide

free cyanide

easily dissolvable cyanide (Bucksteeg)

free cyanide

hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)

sum of α, β, γ and δ-HCH

colouring

colour

nitrates

nitrate

dissolvable cyanide (Bucksteeg)

free cyanide

surfactants

sum of anionic, non-ionogenic and cationic surfactants

organic chlorine

AOX

organic phosphorus pesticides

organophosphorous pesticides

pesticides

sum of organochlorine pesticides, organophosphorous pesticides, nitrogen pesticides, acid herbicides and phenols

selenium

selenium

sulphides

sum of dissolved and acidic environment soluble sulphide

TOX

AOX

total fluorine

total inorganically bound fluoride

trichlorobenzene (TCB)

sum of 1,3,5-, 1,2,4- and 1,2,3-trichlorobenzene