Waste Water Treatment

  • Elias Salameh
  • Musa Shteiwi
  • Marwan Al Raggad
Part of the World Water Resources book series (WWR, volume 1)


Water use in household, industry or agriculture produces waste water which cannot be used again for the same purpose which caused its deterioration. Municipal waste water is mainly composed of wastes from cooking/kitchen activities, body and clothes washing. Industrial waste water contains a very large variety of chemicals some of which are hazardous to humans, animals, plants and nature. Domestic waste water is also hazardous because it contains disease-causing organisms.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elias Salameh
    • 1
  • Musa Shteiwi
    • 1
  • Marwan Al Raggad
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Strategic Studies, University of JordanAmmanJordan
  2. 2.Water, Energy and Environment CenterUniversity of JordanAmmanJordan

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