1. Sources and composition of sewage effluent; treatment systems and methods

  1. Guy J. Levy,
  2. Pinchas Fine and
  3. Asher Bar-Tal
  1. Renato Iannelli and
  2. David Giraldi

Published Online: 23 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328561.ch1

Treated Wastewater in Agriculture: Use and Impacts on the Soil Environment and Crops

Treated Wastewater in Agriculture: Use and Impacts on the Soil Environment and Crops

How to Cite

Iannelli, R. and Giraldi, D. (2010) Sources and composition of sewage effluent; treatment systems and methods, in Treated Wastewater in Agriculture: Use and Impacts on the Soil Environment and Crops (eds G. J. Levy, P. Fine and A. Bar-Tal), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328561.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel

Author Information

  1. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 5 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405148627

Online ISBN: 9781444328561

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Keywords:

  • sources and composition of sewage effluent - treatment systems and methods;
  • wastewater reused - undergoing reclamation treatments;
  • quality, quantity and location - for possible use of wastewater;
  • cyclic behaviors of potentially usable wastewater and water demand - and exploitation costs;
  • domestic and municipal wastewater;
  • combined sewer systems and municipal wastewater - including urban stormwater;
  • urban stormwater principal pollutants - typical pollutant sources;
  • wastewater treatments - methods treating wastewater, and for reclamation in agricultural use;
  • mechanical-biological processes - aerobic or anaerobic;
  • membrane technologies and quaternary processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sources of usable wastewater

  • Main characteristics of usable wastewater

  • Wastewater treatments

  • Framework for the selection of the optimal treatment train

  • References