Health effects associated with wastewater treatment, reuse and disposal

B. S. Choudri*, Yassine Charabi, Musthatque Ahmed

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This paper covers the scientific literature review published in the year 2017 on issues related to health risks associated with public and the general environment on wastewater reuse, disposal and treatment. The entire literature review is divided into many sections such as management of wastewater, wastewater reuse with focus on microbial hazards, chemical hazards. In addition, the review also presents the latest research on wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), disposal of wastewater, and biosolids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1759-1776
Number of pages18
JournalWater Environment Research
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Environmental health
  • Public health
  • Risk assessment
  • Sewage
  • Toxicity
  • Wastewater
  • Water reuse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Ecological Modelling
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Pollution


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