Micropollutants in wastewater irrigation systems: Impacts and perspectives
Jimena Lazaro Gil*
Published: 07/09/2019 | Volume 3 - Issue 1 | Pages: 011-013
Climate change and the increasing global population pose a severe threat to the availability of freshwater in the world. Over consumption of water and deteriorating water quality are problems that should be addressed in order to ensure water availability for the coming decades. In this context, the increasing presence of micropollutants in water has shown to cause detrimental impact on water quality, given the negative disturbances that they can cause on human health and on the environment. Thus, it is important to study and quantify the presence of micropollutants in water bodies and also in regenerated wastewater based irrigation systems.
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