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Transfers for Sewage for British Columbia in 2005 are
137,296 (kg)
National Ranking for Transfers for Sewage for BC in 2005 is
5
To see other pollution reports, please go to Pollution Ranking.

Please note:
  • The units of measurement for data presented below are in kilograms (kg), excluding hexachlorobenzene which is measured in grams (g) and dioxins/furans which are measured in grams (g) TEQ.
  • Recycling data is not included in total releases or transfers data. To obtain recycling data, please go to Who is Polluting? or Pollution Rankings.

Breakdown by Pollutants:
(NOTE: Click on the column total number for a detailed look at the data.)


Pollutant * Total Amount Percentage*
Nitrate ion in solution at pH >= 6.0 83,360 60.72%
Phosphorus (total) 28,742 20.93%
Ammonia (Total) 14,805 10.78%
Formaldehyde 9,000 6.56%
Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates 460 .34%
Zinc (and its compounds) 330 .24%
Nitric acid 178 .13%
Copper (and its compounds) 176 .13%
Hydrochloric acid 100 .07%
Lead (and its compounds) 80 .06%
Sulphuric acid 32 .02%
Chromium (and its compounds) 10 --
Phenol (and its salts) 9 --
Arsenic (and its compounds) 6 --
Styrene 2 --
Xylene (all isomers) 2 --
Ethylbenzene 1 --
Toluene 1 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 1 --
Cobalt (and its compounds) 1 --
Cadmium (and its compounds) 0 --
Hexavalent chromium compounds 0 --
Pyrene 0 --

* Click on pollutant's name to see its health effect on external site

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