Wastewater treatment, reuse, and disposal-associated effects on environment and health

B. S. Choudri, Talal Al-Awadhi, Yassine Charabi, Noura Al-Nasiri

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This paper presents the review of the literature published in the year 2019 related to treatment and reuse of wastewater and effects on the environment and human health. The scientific review on the treatment and reuse of wastewaters is divided into various sections in the paper. The review sections cover wastewater management, reuse, removal of microorganisms, and chemical constituents. Besides, the review also covers research focused on wastewater treatment plants, disposal, and the management of wastewater sludge as well as biosolids in the environment. Practitioner points: This paper highlights the review of scientific literature published in the year 2019.Review provide issues related to health risks associated with human and the general environment on the reuse of wastewater, treatment as well as disposal.The literature review covers selected papers relevant to the topic.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1595-1602
Number of pages8
JournalWater Environment Research
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2020


  • environmental health
  • public health
  • risk assessment
  • sewage
  • toxicity
  • wastewater
  • water reuse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Ecological Modelling
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Pollution


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