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What does BOD stand for?

BOD stands for Biological Oxygen Demand

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A sophisticated biological ecosystem enables longer biomass retention time and results in highly efficient biological oxygen demand (BOD) removal with low sludge production.
The Blackstone River is on the state's list of impaired water bodies owing to high biological oxygen demand and suspended solid readings, which come mostly from wastewater treatment effluents and urban runoff and heavy metals from industrial waste, according to Donna Williams, conservation advocacy coordinator at Massachusetts Audubon's Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary and Conservation Center.
DO meters can also be used to calculate chemical oxygen demand (COD) and biological oxygen demand (BOD), although titrators and respirometers are also often used for these applications.