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Setting effluent quality standards

Hughes, R., Ho, G. and Mathew, K. (2006) Setting effluent quality standards. In: Ujang, Z. and Henze, M., (eds.) Municipal wastewater management in developing countries : principles and engineering. IWA Publishing, London, UK, pp. 17-45.

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Abstract

This chapter is designed to provide information on the types of standards enforced in developing and developed nations for effluent discharge, water quality control, technological choice and subsequent protection of public and environmental health. It will first describe the types of standards used for pollution control and the problems encountered when implementing these in developing nations, as well as discussing approaches that are applicable to developing nations.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: Environmental Technology Centre
Publisher: IWA Publishing
Copyright: © 2006 IWA Publishing
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/21040
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