Reduction of microbial risk associated with greywater by disinfection processes for irrigation

Abduh Algheethi, Adel Ali Saeed and Radin Mohamed, Radin Maya Saphira and Efaq, A. N. and Mohd Kassim, Amir Hashim (2015) Reduction of microbial risk associated with greywater by disinfection processes for irrigation. Journal of Water and Health, 14 (3). ISSN 1477-8920

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wh.2015.220

Abstract

Greywater is one of the most important alternative sources for irrigation in arid and semi-arid countries. However, the health risk associated with the microbial contents of these waters limits their utilization. Many techniques have been developed and used to generate a high microbiological quality of greywater. The main problem in the treatment of greywater lies in the nature of pathogenic bacteria in terms of their ability to survive during/after the treatment process. The present review focused on the health risk associated with the presence of pathogenic bacteria in greywater and the treatment technologies used for the disinfection processes.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:biological indicator; chemical and physical disinfection; microbial risk; reuse
Subjects:T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD201-500 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
Divisions:Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
ID Code:7414
Deposited By:Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Deposited On:22 Aug 2016 14:23
Last Modified:22 Aug 2016 14:23

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