3. Irrigation with Recycled Water: Guidelines and Regulations

  1. Guy J. Levy,
  2. Pinchas Fine and
  3. Asher Bar-Tal
  1. Nikolaos V. Paranychianakis1,
  2. Miquel Salgot2 and
  3. Andreas N. Angelakis3

Published Online: 23 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328561.ch3

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

Paranychianakis, N. V., Salgot, M. and Angelakis, A. N. (2010) Irrigation with Recycled Water: Guidelines and Regulations, 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.ch3

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece

  2. 2

    Water Research Institute, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  3. 3

    National Agricultural Research Foundation (NAGREF), Institute of Iraklio, Iraklio, Greece

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:

  • irrigation with recycled water - guidelines and regulations;
  • rapid population growth, living standards - and increase in water demands;
  • U.S. Environment Protection Agency (USEPA), 2004;
  • World Health Organization (WHO) and USEPA and Australia;
  • TWW irrigation standards, parameters related - directly or indirectly with public health;
  • helminthes, intestinal parasites - transmitted by fecal–oral route;
  • total suspended solids - associated with disinfection efficiency;
  • quantitative microbial risk assessment - rotavirus infection risks in different exposures;
  • hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) system;
  • water scarcity in Mediterranean countries - stimulating water reuse and significant component in water resources management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Terminology definitions

  • Introduction

  • Historical development of water recycling and reuse regulations

  • Water recycling in agriculture: quality issues

  • Treatment requirements and TWW quality monitoring

  • Water reuse criteria: irrigation of agricultural crops and landscapes

  • Conclusions

  • References