The reuse of treated wastewater for crop irrigation is important in the effective use of scarce water resources in ensuring a stable supply and in recovery of nutrients. This chapter explains the composition of wastewater, methods for treatment and guidelines for reuse for crop irrigation, including crop types and irrigation techniques.
Table of contents
2 Characteristics of wastewater and treated effluents
3 Wastewater treatment technologies
4 Guidelines for agricultural reuse of treated wastewater
5 Irrigation with treated wastewater: crop types and irrigation methods
6 Conclusions and public acceptance of treated wastewater reuse
7 Where to look for further information