Reuse of Reclaimed Wastewater
Water Quality Issues

Increased development and population in a region leads to increased water supply needs, which cannot necessarily be satisfied by existing water resources. These increasing demands can result in increasing use of reclaimed domestic wastewaters as supplemental water supplies for shrubbery irrigation and groundwater recharge, and as a domestic water supply source. Drs. Lee and Jones-Lee have developed several publications that discuss potential water quality and public health problems that can occur as a result of residual pathogenic organisms and chemical constituents in treated "reclaimed" domestic wastewaters.

Further information is available about Drs. Lee and Jones-Lee's areas of expertise. Many of their publications on their work on the reuse of reclaimed wastewater can be downloaded.

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