Urban Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation for Agricultural Irrigation: The situation in Morocco and Palestine

  title={Urban Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation for Agricultural Irrigation: The situation in Morocco and Palestine},
  author={Despo Fatta and Zohra Ben Salem and Mohammed Mountadar and Omar Assobhei and Maria Loizidou},
As freshwater becomes increasingly scarce due to population growth, urbanisation and, probably, climate change, the use of wastewater in agriculture, aquaculture, groundwater recharge and in other areas will increase. In some cases, wastewater is the only water resource available to poor, subsistence-level farming communities. Although there are benefits to using wastewater in agriculture—such as better nutrition and food security for many households—uncontrolled use of wastewater is frequently… Expand
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