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Open Access Biosolids and Sludge Management

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This review section covers journal articles and conference papers related to biosolids and sludge management that were published in 2010. The literature review has been divided into the following sections:

• Biosolids regulations and management issues,

• Biosolids characteristics and measurement including nanoparticles, hormones, pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), metals and pathogens,

• Sludge treatment technologies including pretreatment and sludge minimization, anaerobic digestion, aerobic digestion, composting, conditioning and dewatering, and drying,

•Disposal and reuse covers combustion/ incineration, pyrolysis, and land application and reviews issues pertaining to nutrients, heavy metals, and synthetic organics,

• Odor and air emissions along with energy issues, and

• Risk analysis


Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/106143011X13075599869416

Publication date: January 1, 2011

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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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