Wastewater Management, Treatment, and Reuse in Israel
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- Arlosoroff S. (2007) Wastewater Management, Treatment, and Reuse in Israel. In: Zaidi M.K. (eds) Wastewater Reuse–Risk Assessment, Decision-Making and Environmental Security. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series. Springer, Dordrecht
Israel, a water scarce country, had embarked on a national campaign to develop all its water resources and to integrate into water resources management strategy - recommends a comprehensive water conservation and efficient use of water by all users. This strategy stressed that treated wastewater is a valuable water resource and focused on the total wastewater treatment and reuse as a national objective, and the exchange of the treated effluent with the farmers' fresh water allocations. The Dan Region wastewater project is planned to help Israel face the water shortage issue.
KeywordsWastewater effluent irrigation microbiological standards reuse policy
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