Health effects associated with wastewater treatment, reuse, and disposal

Bheemanagoud S. Choudri*, Yassine Charabi

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This paper highlights the review of scientific literature published in the year 2018 on issues related to health risks associated with human and the general environment on the reuse of wastewater, treatment as well as disposal. The literature review on the above issues divided into number of sections, and these sections include management of wastewater, wastewater reuse with focus on microbial hazards, and chemical hazards. Further, the review also provides some recent research related to wastewater treatment plants, disposal of wastewater, sludge, and biosolids management. Practitioner points: This paper highlights the review of scientific literature published in the year 2018. Review provide issues related to health risks associated with human and the general environment on the reuse of wastewater, treatment as well as disposal. Literature review covers selected papers relevant to the topic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)976-983
Number of pages8
JournalWater Environment Research
Volume91
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2019

Keywords

  • 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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