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Title Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture : confronting the livelihood and environmental realities / edited by C.A. Scott, N.I. Faruqui, and L. Raschid-Sally
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CAB International in association with the International Water Management Institute and the International Development Research Centre, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 193 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents 1. Wastewater Use in Irrigated Agriculture : Management Challenges in Developing Countries / C.A. Scott, N.I. Faruqui and L. Raschid-Sally -- 2. A Framework for a Global Assessment of the Extent of Wastewater Irrigation : The Need for a Common Wastewater Typology / Wim van der Hoek -- 3. A Sustainable Livelihoods Approach for Action Research on Wastewater Use in Agriculture / Stephanie J. Buechler -- 4. Health Guidelines for the Use of Wastewater in Agriculture : Developing Realistic Guidelines / R.M. Carr, U.J. Blumenthal and D.D. Mara -- 5. A Fresh Look at Microbial Guidelines for Wastewater Irrigation in Agriculture : A Risk-assessment and Cost-effectiveness Approach / Badri Fattal, Yael Lampert and Hillel Shuval -- 6. Wastewater Irrigation-- Hazard or Lifeline? : Empirical Results from Nairobi, Kenya and Kumasi, Ghana / G.A. Cornish and N.C. Kielen -- 7. National Assessments on Wastewater Use in Agriculture and an Emerging Typology : The Vietnam Case Study / L. Raschid-Sally, Doan Doan Tuan and Sarath Abayawardana -- 8. Wastewater Use in Pakistan : The Cases of Haroonabad and Faisalabad / Jeroen H.J. Ensink, R.W. Simmons and Wim van der Hoek -- 9. Agricultural Use of Untreated Urban Wastewater in Ghana / B.N. Keraita and P. Drechsel -- 10. Untreated Wastewater Use in Market Gardens : A Case Study of Dakar, Senegal / N.I. Faruqui, S. Niang and M. Redwood -- 11. Wastewater Irrigation in Vadodara, Gujarat, India : Economic Catalyst for Marginalised Communities / Vaibhav Bhamoriya -- 12. The Use of Wastewater in Cochabamba, Bolivia : A Degrading Environment / Frans P. Huibers -- 13. Treatment Plant Effects on Wastewater Irrigation Benefits : Revisiting a Case Study in the Guanajuato River Basin, Mexico / Paula Silva-Ochoa and C.A. Scott -- 14. From Wastewater Reuse to Water Reclamation : Progression of Water Reuse Standards in Jordan / Peter G. McCornick, Amal Hijazi and Bahman Sheikh -- 15. Treated Wastewater Use in Tunisia : Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead / Shobha Shetty -- 16. Confronting the Realities of Wastewater Use in Irrigated Agriculture : Lessons Learned and Recommendations / N.I. Faruqui, C.A. Scott and L. Raschid-Sally
Summary This volume addresses the use of urban wastewater in agriculture, a centuries old practice that is receiving renewed attention with the increasing scarcity of fresh water resources faced by many arid and semi-arid countries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sewage irrigation -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Faruqui, Naser I.
Raschid-Sally, L. (Liqa)
Scott, Christopher A. (Christopher Anand)
International Development Research Centre (Canada)
International Water Management Institute.
ISBN 0851999573 (e-ISBN)
1552501124 (IDRC e-ISBN)
9780851999579 (e-ISBN)
9781552501122 (IDRC e-ISBN)
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(IWMI/IDRC pbk. edition)
(alk. paper)
(IWMI/IDRC pbk. edition)