AWQS

(redirected from Ambient Water Quality Standards)
AcronymDefinition
AWQSAmbient Water Quality Standards
AWQSAquifer Water Quality Standard (Arizona)
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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. (30) Under the uniform treatment approach, all firms are required to reduce emissions by an equal percentage or amount, sufficient to meet an ambient standard.