Planning and management modeling for treated wastewater usage
Due to urban growth, some agricultural lands have been replaced by residential, municipal, and industrial areas. In some cases the remaining agricultural land will not have enough water because of transfers from agriculture to M&I users. Therefore, in many places, especially in arid and semi arid regions, the use of treated wastewater as a reliable source of irrigation water has already been or will be considered in the future. Due to its unique characteristics, this new resource has many challenges that cannot be ignored, such as health issues, water quality, long- and short-term effects on ...
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