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Cover for A framework for a global assessment of the extent of wastewater irrigation: the need for a common wastewater typology.

Policies on wastewater use have tended to focus on treatment before use and the implementation of strict regulations. But in many low-income developing countries untreated urban wastewater is used for irrigation. Clear policy guidelines on how to optimise the benefits and minimise the risks of this ...

Author(s)
Hoek, W. van der
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wastewater use in Pakistan: the cases of Haroonabad and Faisalabad.

Untreated wastewater is used for irrigation in over 80% of all Pakistani communities with a population of over 10 000 inhabitants. The absence of a suitable alternative water source, wastewater's high nutrient value, reliability, and its proximity to urban markets are the main reasons for its use....

Author(s)
Ensink, J. H. J.; Simmons, R. W.; Hoek, W. van der
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter