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:This review on Sustainability covers journal articles and conferences papers published in 2009 and is divided into the following sections:

•Sustainable water and wastewater utilities

•Sustainable watersheds and water resources management

•Industrial and corporate approaches towards sustainability

•Stormwater and green infrastructure

•Sustainable wastewater technologies

•Sustainability assessment and life cycle analysis

•Sustainability and energy in wastewater industry

•Sustainability and climate change

•Sustainability and water reuse

•Application of LEED®

The sustainable water and wastewater utilities reviewed sustainable practices, sustainable workforce management, and sustainable financing. The stormwater and green Infrastructure (GI) described the current development in four general categories: new studies of GI and low impact design (LID) system performance; GI/LID system planning and design; modeling of GI/LID systems; and social implications of GI/LID systems. The sustainable wastewater technologies reviewed wastewater treatment, anaerobic technologies, low impact and natural treatment systems, residuals and emissions management.

Keywords: (LCA); CLIMATE CHANGE; ENERGY; GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE; LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS; STORMWATER; SUSTAINABILITY; WASTEWATER; WATER; WATER REUSE

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/106143010X12756668801293

Publication date: January 1, 2010

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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.

    Published as: Sewage Works Journal, 1928 - 1949; Sewage and Industrial Wastes, 1950 - 1959; Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, 1959 - Oct 1989; Research Journal Water Pollution Control Federation, Nov 1989 - 1991; Water Environment Research, 1992 - present.
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