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A framework for efficient wastewater treatment and recycling systems

Mekala, Gayathri Devi, Davidson, Brian, Samad, Madar and Boland, Anne-Maree (2008) A framework for efficient wastewater treatment and recycling systems. IWMI Working Paper 129 . International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Abstract

Use of un-treated/partially treated wastewater for irrigation in the dry countries of Asia and Africa and recycling of treated wastewater in the water scarce developed countries has become a common practice due to various reasons. While the lack of wastewater treatment to appropriate levels before use is a major problem in developing countries, the high cost of wastewater recycling is the major problem in developed countries. The current paper is part of a doctoral research and presents the conceptual framework for the research and the methodology that can be used to tackle the problems associated with wastewater recycling.

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 9789290906926
Uncontrolled Keywords: water reuse, wastewater, recycling, wastewater irrigation, pricing, costs, developing countries, developed countries, case studies, India, Australia
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0502 Environmental Science and Management
FOR Classification > 1402 Applied Economics
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Business
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Depositing User: Ms Julie Gardner
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2014 05:52
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2014 05:52
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/24509
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