Glossary


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labour productivity

amount of work that each employee does (15)


leachate

polluting liquid that is produced when water passes through materials and takes with it components from them; usually used to describe the polluted water that seeps out from solid waste disposal sites (4)


leakage

escape of water from pipes or other parts of the water distribution system (7)


life-cycle cost

(of an asset) the sum of one-time, non-recurring costs and recurring costs over the life of the asset (6)



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