19. Public Health Aspects of Wastewater and Biosolids Disposal on Land

  1. Gabriel Bitton

Published Online: 8 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470901243.ch19

Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition

Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bitton, G. (2010) Public Health Aspects of Wastewater and Biosolids Disposal on Land, in Wastewater Microbiology, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470901243.ch19

Author Information

  1. Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470630334

Online ISBN: 9780470901243

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Keywords:

  • microbiology and public health aspects of wastewater effluents - biosolid disposal and reuse, biosolid disposal on land;
  • land treatment systems - for wastewater effluents and biosolids;
  • soil and aquifer biodegradation – and soil bioremediation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Land Treatment Systems for Wastewater Effluents and Biosolids

  • Public Health Aspects of Wastewater and Biosolids Application to Land

  • Transport of Pathogens Through Soils

  • Persistence of Pathogens in Soils

  • Transport of Pathogens in Aquifers

  • Persistence of Pathogens in Aquifers

  • Disposal of Septic Tank Effluents on Land

  • Biodegradation in Soils and Aquifers: an Introduction to Bioremediation

  • Web Resources

  • Review Questions

  • Further Reading