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Main Title Waste Water Treatment and Reuse in the Mediterranean Region [electronic resource] /
Author Barceló, Damià.
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Author Title of a Work
Petrovic, Mira.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer,
Year Published 2011
Call Number GE1-350
ISBN 9783642182815
Subjects Environmental sciences. ; Geochemistry. ; Environmental chemistry. ; Environmental management. ; Sustainable development. ; Environmental pollution.
Internet Access
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Collation XIV, 314 p. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Technologies for advanced wastewater treatment in the Mediterranean Region.-Innovative Wastewater Treatments And Reuse Technologies Adapted To Southern Mediterranean Countries -- Overview of new practices in the re-use of reclaimed water -- Treatment and re-use of sludge -- Constraints of application of advance treatments and re-use of reclaimed water and sludge -- Risk Assessment and Life Cycle Analysis in Water Industry -- Integrated management of wastewaters in the Mediterranean area -- Reuse of wastewater in Mediterranean region, Egyptian experience.-Evaluation of four decades of treated wastewater reuse in Tunisia -- Wastewater Management Overview in the Occupied Palestinian Territory -- Wastewater reuse in Spain. Case study of tertiary treatment at water works Sant Joan Despi (Barcelona, Catalonia) -- Problems and needs of sustainable water management in the Mediterranean area. Conclusions and recommendations. Water scarcity and the need for ecological sustainability have led to the introduction of treated waste water as an additional water resource in the national water resource management plans of Mediterranean countries. Summarizing the results generated within the European Union-funded project INNOVA-MED, this volume highlights the following topics: Application of innovative technologies and practices for waste water treatment and reuse adapted to the Mediterranean region Constraints on the application of advanced treatments and reuse of reclaimed water and sludge Problems and requirements of sustainable water management in the Mediterranean area The book includes several examples of Mediterranean countries, such as Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Palestine and Spain, and presents their practical experiences in the application of innovative processes and practices for waste water treatment and reuse.