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Water Reuse for Irrigation: Agriculture, Landscapes, and Turf Grass

By: Valentina Lazarova

300 pages, 94 b/w illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #151814 | ISBN: 1566706491
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Water reuse programs worldwide face a number of technical, economic, and regulatory challenges related to the long-term environmental, agronomic, and health impacts of the recycling of reclaimed water. Also, the economic benefit of water reuse in irrigation is difficult to determine, and must be weighed against environmental costs, making the decisions of wastewater engineers, administrators, and planners even more difficult. Water Reuse for Irrigation: Agriculture, Landscapes, and Turf Grass provides guidelines that facilitate the successful planning and operation of water reuse projects. Offering the needed information, analysis, and proven experience for agricultural and landscape irrigation, this volume bridges the gap between fundamental science and relatively uncharted areas of economic, institutional, and liability issues. It delivers a comprehensive synthesis of information recently emerging in both science and in the practice of irrigation with reclaimed water. The book compiles guidelines, recommendations, and codes of best practices from around the world for all types of recycled water uses, and it examines recent concerns about adverse effects on plants, groundwater, and public health.


CHALLENGES OF SUSTAINABLE IRRIGATION WITH RECYCLED WATER, Valentina Lazarova and Takashi AsanoManaging Water Security by Water ReuseObjectives and Content of the BookRole of Water Reuse for IrrigationBenefits and Constraints of Irrigation With Recycled WaterMain Specifities of Water Reuse PlanningThe World Experience on Irrigation With Recycled WaterManagement Actions for Improvement of Irrigation With Recycled WaterReferencesWATER QUALITY CONSIDERATIONS, Valentina Lazarova, Herman Bouwer, and Aki?a BahriIntroductionParameters with Health SignigicanceParameters with Agronomics SignificanceSampling and Monitoring StrategiesReferencesINTERNATIONAL HEALTH GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS, James Crook and Valentina LazarovaWHO Guidelines for IrrigationUSEPA Guidelines for Water ReuseCalifornia Water Recycling CriteriaOther Water Reuse RegulationsStandards for Urban Uses of Recycled Water and Landscape IrrigationStandard Enforcement and PerspectivesReferencesCODE OF PRACTICES FOR HEALTH PROTECTION,Valentina Lazarova and Aki?a BahriIntroductionSpecific Wastewater Treatment for Reuse PurposesControl of Recycled Water ApplicationHumane Exposure ControlReferencesCODE OF SUCCESSFUL AGRONOMIC PRACTICES, Valentina Lazarova, Ioannis Papadopoulos, and Aki?a BahriAmount of Water Used for IrrigationGeneral Water Quality Guidelines for Maximum Crop ProductionChoice of Management Strategy of Irrigation with Recycled WaterSelection of Irrigation MethodCrop Selection and ManagementCode of Management Practices of Water ApplicationReferencesCODES OF PRACTICES FOR LANDSCAPE AND GOLF COURSE IRRIGATION, Bahman SheikhBenefits and Constraints of the Use of Recycled Water for Landscape IrrigationEffects of Recycled Water on TurfgrassBest Practices for Golf Course IrrigationPrevention of Adverse Effects of Recycled Water on TurfgrassManagement of Adverse Effect of Water Reuse on SoilsRecommendations to Avoid Adverse Effects of Water Reuse on GroundwaterEconomic and Financial Aspects of Landscape IrrigationCustomer Acceptance of Recycled Water for Irrigation of Landscaping and Golf CoursesReferencesWASTEWATER TREATMENT FOR WATER RECYCLING, Valentina LazarovaIntroductionPhysico-Chemical Treatment of WastewaterBiological Wastewater Treatment ProcessesAdvanced Biofilm TechnologiesNon Conventional Natural SystemsAdvanced Tertiary Treatment and DisinfectionCriteria for Selection of Appropriate Polishing Process Before IrrigationReferencesADVERSE EFFECTS OF SEWAGE IRRIGATION ON PLANTS, CROPS, SOIL AND GROUNDWATER, Herman BouwerToward Healthy Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentMain Compounds with Potential Adverse Effect When Using Recycling Water for IrrigationBehavior of Some Compounds During Irrigation with Sewage EffluentSalt and Groundwater Water Table Management for Sustainable IrrigationReferncesECONOMICS OF WATER RECYCLING FOR IRRIGATIO

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