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What does BOD stand for?

BOD stands for Biological Oxygen Demand

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If propylene glycol then ends up in lakes and rivers it can significantly increase the biological oxygen demand meaning that aquatic organisms including fish that also require oxygen can suffer.
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.
BOWEN: Treatment of paper mill waste streams using microorganisms to reduce biological oxygen demand (BOD) is fast becoming a "best practice.
Measures such as biological oxygen demand, total suspended solids, and sediment levels for observed pollutants state the case for severe contamination, even if dose estimates based on concentrated water samples are too high.
Durham City magistrates were told that agency samples showed the biological oxygen demand of the substance of the burn - the ability to strip oxygen from water - was twice as high as raw sewerage, and the pollution spread for two kilometres.