WIT Press


Impact And Control Of Urban Wastewater Disposed Into The Agricultural Drainage System: A Case Study From Egypt

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ENV000141

Volume

41

Pages

9

Published

2000

Size

827 kb

Author(s)

A. El Sayed, S.T. Abdel Gawacf and H. Ali

Abstract

Increasing urbanization and rapid population growth have led to an expansion in water supply systems without a concurrent expansion in waste treatment facilities. Most municipal and rural domestic wastewater is discharged directly into agricultural drainage systems without treatment, causing water pollution. The water quality status of the agricultural drainage system in Quesna, meet Bara, Zefta, and El Santa in Monofia and Gharbia Governorates in the Middle Delta region is demonstrated by studying the impact and control of urban wastewater disposed of into open drains. Considering four wastewater treatment plants proposed in bot

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