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EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY
Definition:
Water quality refers to the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics
of water with respect to its suitability for a particular use. Water chemistry
refers to the chemical characteristics of water.
Reference:
Water Resources Glossaries of the USGS. http://water.usgs.gov/glossaries.html
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