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Wastewater Supply Management

  • Doron Lavee
  • Tomer Ash
Chapter
Part of the Global Issues in Water Policy book series (GLOB, volume 4)

Abstract

Wastewater reuse for agricultural irrigation is becoming a common and rapidly increasing practice in arid and semiarid regions around the world (Friedler, Water Policy 3:29–39, 2001). This new water source is particularly important in regions with limited water resources where increased urban demand is met by reducing water supply for irrigation, causing economic and cultural stress in the agricultural sector. The introduction of reclaimed wastewater in the water balance of a country is subjected to three main issues from the supply side:
  • Quantity – The link between the sewage treatment systems to the agricultural sector

  • Quality – Health and environmental issues and wastewater standards

  • Technology – The need of technological solutions and innovation

Keywords

Total Suspended Solid Biochemical Oxygen Demand Water Price Water Authority Agricultural Irrigation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Economics and ManagementTel-Hai CollegeUpper Galilee, Tel-HaiIsrael
  2. 2.Pareto Group Ltd.NetanyaIsrael

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