Potential benefits and risks of land application of sewage sludge.

@article{Singh2008PotentialBA,
  title={Potential benefits and risks of land application of sewage sludge.},
  author={Rajeev Pratap Singh and Madhoolika Agrawal},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          347-58
        }
}
Sewage sludge, also referred as biosolids, is a byproduct of sewage treatment processes. Land application of sewage sludge is one of the important disposal alternatives. Characteristics of sewage sludge depend upon the quality of sewage and type of treatment processes followed. Being rich in organic and inorganic plant nutrients, sewage sludge may substitute for fertilizer, but availability of potential toxic metals often restricts its uses. Sludge amendment to the soil modifies its physico… CONTINUE READING
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