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Open Access Health Effects Associated with Wastewater Treatment, Reuse, and Disposal

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Abstract:

A review of the literature published in 2008 on topics relating to the health effects associated wastewater treatment, reuse, and disposal is presented. The following topics are covered: treatment (occupational health), discharge (chemical and microbial contamination, health effects in aquatic organisms, rural regions, and industrial wastewater), and reuse (irrigation and nonportable reuse, potable reuse, livestock health, and biosolids).

Keywords: HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT; NON-PORTABLE WATER REUSE; PORTABLE AND; PUBLIC HEALTH; RECYCLED WATER; SEWAGE DISCHARGE; WASTEWATER TREATMENT

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/106143009X12445568400773

Publication date: 2009-09-10

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  • Water Environment Research® (WER®) publishes peer-reviewed research papers, research notes, state-of-the-art and critical reviews on original, fundamental and applied research in all scientific and technical areas related to water quality, pollution control, and management. An annual Literature Review provides a review of published books and articles on water quality topics from the previous year.

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