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Edited by Ivan Zhu

Evoqua Water Technologies (United States), United States of America

Wastewater treatment and sludge disposal are important for protecting receiving rivers, lakes, and other water bodies, and vital for human health. Since excessive discharge may cause eutrophication and deterioration of aquatic systems, the US EPA and other national agencies have set guidelines for wastewater discharge standards. Conventional technologies are well developed and widely applied worldwide for wastewater treatment; however, new ideas and new technologies are gaining additional interest for the sake of water and energy reuse. While water is essential in arid regions, wastewater reuse and recycling have been playing an important role in human life. Although there are no universal standards for industrial and agriculture reuse, balancing wastewater treatment and public health protection presents challenges and opportunities.

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SewageEdited by Ivan Zhu

Published: July 25th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70923

ISBN: 978-1-78923-477-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-476-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-487-8

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

5849 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. Natural Ecological Remediation and Reuse of Sewage Water in Agriculture and Its Effects on Plant Health

By Naeem Khan


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2. Treatment of Sewage (Domestic Wastewater or Municipal Wastewater) and Electricity Production by Integrating Constructed Wetland with Microbial Fuel Cell

By Maitreyie Narayan, Praveen Solanki and Rajeev Kumar Srivastava


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3. The Importance of Media in Wastewater Treatment

By Ewa Dacewicz and Krzysztof Chmielowski


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4. A Review: Assessment of Trace Metals in Municipal Sewage and Sludge: A Case Study of Limpopo Province, South Africa

By Kudakwashe K. Shamuyarira and Jabulani R. Gumbo


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5. Fate of Radiopharmaceuticals in the Environment

By Markus R. Zehringer


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6. Municipal Sewage Sludge Variability: Biodegradation through Composting with Bulking Agent

By David Alves Comesaña, Iria Villar Comesaña and Salustiano Mato de la Iglesia


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