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Pathogen die-off in stored wastewater sludge

Gibbs, R.A., Hu, C.J., Ho, G. and Phillips, P.A. (1995) Pathogen die-off in stored wastewater sludge. Water Science & Technology, 31 (5-6). pp. 91-95.

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Abstract

The storage of wastewater sludge as a possible low-cost means of pathogen reduction prior to its beneficial reuse was examined. However, after a 12 month storage period levels of Salmonella, faecal coliforms and streptococci, and Giardia cysts were too high for simple storage to be considered an adequate treatment option.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Environmental Science
Publisher: International Water Association Publishing
Copyright: 1995 IWA Publishing
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/11353
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