Sustainable sludge management in developing countries.

  title={Sustainable sludge management in developing countries.},
  author={Blanca Elena Jim{\'e}nez and J. A. Barrios and Jos{\'e} M. M{\'e}ndez and Judith M D{\'i}az},
  journal={Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research},
  volume={49 10},
Worldwide, unsanitary conditions are responsible for more than three million deaths annually. One of the reasons is the low level of sanitation in developing countries. Particularly, sludge from these regions has a high parasite concentration and low heavy metal content even though the available information is limited. Different issues needed to achieve a sustainable sludge management in developing nations are analysed. Based on this analysis some conclusions arise: sludge management plays an… CONTINUE READING

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