Bilge Water

Bilge water is typically composed of seawater that may seep or flow into an offshore installation from various points in the structure, and may also be contaminated with oil and other substances from machinery spaces.

Source:  Offshore Waste Treatment Guidelines, The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, and National Energy Board, Canada, December 15, 2010. Regulatory Guidance

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