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Author: Christopher A Scott Liqa Raschid-Sally Mark Redwood and Akiça B Edited by Pay Drechsel
Publisher: [Battaramulla, Sri Lanka] : Ottawa, ON : London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

In most developing countries wastewater treatment systems are hardly functioning or have a very low coverage, resulting in large scale water pollution. This book approaches this serious problem from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher A Scott Liqa Raschid-Sally Mark Redwood and Akiça B Edited by Pay Drechsel
ISBN: 1844077950 9781844077953 1844077969 9781844077960 1282506250 9781282506251
OCLC Number: 607989448
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 404 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface ForewordList of Acronyms and AbbreviationsPart I: Setting the Stage1: Wastewater, Sludge and Excreta Use in Developing Countries: An Overview2: Assessing and Mitigating Wastewater Related Health Risks in Low-Income Countries: An IntroductionPart II: Risks and Risk Assessment 3: Risk Analysis and Epidemiology: The 2006 WHO Guidelines for the Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture4: Approaches to Evaluate and Develop Health Risk-Based Standards Using Available Data 5: Tools for Risk Analysis: Updating the 2006 WHO Guidelines6: Non-Pathogenic Tradeoffs of Wastewater Irrigation 7: Risk Analysis Integrating Livelihood and Economic Impacts of Wastewater Irrigation on Health Part III: Minimizing Health Risks8: Wastewater Treatment for Pathogen Removal and Nutrient Conservation: Suitable Systems for Use in Developing Countries9: Low-Cost Options for Pathogen Reduction and Nutrient Recovery from Faecal Sludge10: Farm-Based Measures for Reducing Microbiological Health Risks for Consumers from Informal Wastewater-Irrigated Agriculture 11: Farm-Based Measures for Reducing Human and Environmental Health Risks from Chemical Constituents in Wastewater12: Applying the Multiple-Barrier Approach for Microbial Risk Reduction in the Post-Harvest Sector of Wastewater Irrigated Vegetables13: Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Interventions for Diarrhoea Disease Reduction among Consumers of Wastewater-Irrigated Lettuce in GhanaPart IV: Wastewater Governance and Adoption of Risk Reduction Options14: Challenging Conventional Approaches to Wastewater Use in Agriculture15: Designing Reuse-Oriented Sanitation Infrastructure: The Design for Service Planning Approach16: Facilitating the Adoption of Food Safety Interventions in the Street Food Sector and on Farm 17: Harnessing Farmers' Knowledge and Perceptions for Health Risk Reduction in Wastewater Irrigated Agriculture 18: Multi-Stakeholder Processes for Managing Wastewater Use in Agriculture Part V: Conclusions and Outlook19: Wastewater Irrigation and Health: Challenges and Outlook for Mitigating Risks in Low-Income Countries


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