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Cover for Improving rural wastewater management.

Improved sanitation and hygiene through proper wastewater management is critical for sustainable growth of rural communities. Traditional wastewater treatment technologies experience low penetration in the resource-poor semi-arid tropical villages with limited or no access to good quality...

Author(s)
Aviraj Datta; Mukund Patil; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
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Cover for Exopolysaccharide (EPS)-producing bacteria: an ideal source of biopolymers.

Polysaccharides are the most abundant carbon sources in the biosphere, thus it is no surprise that their uses and applications are wide ranging. Extended use of polysaccharides has initiated a need to focus research on the isolation of polysaccharides from natural resources. Among the natural...

Author(s)
Kanika Sharma; Hema Chandran
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
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Cover for Useful microorganisms for environmental sustainability: application of heavy metal tolerant consortia for surface water decontamination in natural and artificial wetlands.

Accelerated population growth and the concomitant industrial development increase the flow of pollutants to the environment and reduce the availability of natural resources. Recent research has focused on the implementation of systems that act as the natural counterparts, particularly the use of...

Author(s)
Amábilis-Sosa, L. E.; Salgado-Bernal, I.; Siebe, C. D.; Moeller-Chávez, G. E.; García-Gómez, R. S.; Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazúa, M. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The use of wastewater in Cochabamba, Bolivia: a degrading environment.

In Cochabamba, Bolivia, wastewater is extensively used in urban and peri-urban agriculture. Both vegetable and fodder crops are irrigated with polluted water, i.e. diluted or partly treated municipal and industrial sewage containing high concentrations of pathogens, heavy metals and salts....

Author(s)
Huibers, F. P.; Moscoso, O.; Durán, A.; Lier, J. B. van
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
Type
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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
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