AWQS

(redirected from Ambient Water Quality Standards)
AcronymDefinition
AWQSAmbient Water Quality Standards
AWQSAquifer Water Quality Standard (Arizona)
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200 (1976) (addressing the difficulty of translating ambient water quality standards into standards that can control the conduct of specific polluters).
Under the charges approach a uniform tax is applied to a set of polluters, the tax level being set high enough to induce aggregate effluent reductions adequate to meet an ambient water quality standard.
51) Even in a second-best world, where we seek a minimum-cost policy for achieving an ambient water quality standard, a transport model is necessary.