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Cover for Health guidelines for the use of wastewater in agriculture: developing realistic guidelines.

The use of wastewater in agriculture - often untreated or inadequately treated - is occurring more frequently because of water scarcity and population growth. Often the poorest households rely on this resource for their livelihood and food security needs. However, there are negative health...

Author(s)
Carr, R. M.; Blumenthal, U. J.; Mara, D. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wastewater irrigation - hazard or lifeline? Empirical results from Nairobi, Kenya and Kumasi, Ghana.

The range of factors that determine the quality of wastewater used by different irrigators is described, drawing on case studies from Nairobi, Kenya and Kumasi, Ghana. Not all urban irrigation relies on raw wastewater and it is misleading to consider wastewater as a uniform commodity. Dilution and...

Author(s)
Cornish, G. A.; Kielen, N. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A fresh look at microbial guidelines for wastewater irrigation in agriculture: a risk-assessment and cost-effectiveness approach.

This study aimed to develop a risk-assessment/cost-effectiveness approach, to compare the risks of irrigating with wastewater treated to meet various recommended microbial guidelines - World Health Organization (WHO) versus United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) - for unrestricted...

Author(s)
Fattal, B.; Lampert, Y.; Shuval, H.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
Book chapter