Aquatic Plants as a Waste Management System


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Aquatic Plants as a Waste Management System
1010810Aquatic Plants as a Waste Management System
Introduction Most people in developed countries have access to relatively pure water, free of pathogens and low in mineral components. However, in developing countries, more than half the population drinks water that has passed through wastewater treatment works. The purification of water for human consumption by recycling wastewater or from treatment of unused surface water, while aesthetically not very acceptable, may be an only recourse in many developing countries. This is particularly true in arid areas, where water is a precious resource. However, care must be taken to effectively treat such water to ensure tha…
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E. W. "Bob" Boulware: Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management. Aquatic Plants as a Waste Management System, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export