A review of the literature published in 2009 on topics relating to the health effects associated with wastewater treatment, reuse, and disposal is presented. The following topics are covered: wastewater management, microbial and chemical contaminants, ecotoxicity and ecotoxicology,
contamination of recreational water, water reclamation and reuse, risk assessment and management, industrial wastewater, wastewater treatment plants, and other miscellaneous issues.
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.