Constructive approaches towards water treatment works sludge management : an international review of beneficial re-uses

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dc.contributor.author Babatunde, A.O.
dc.contributor.author Zhao, Y.Q.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-13T15:53:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-13T15:53:24Z
dc.date.copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC en
dc.date.issued 2007-03
dc.identifier.citation Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology en
dc.identifier.issn 1064-3389
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3227
dc.description.abstract Till date, virtually all known drinking water processing systems generate an enormous amount of residual sludge, and what else to do with this rapidly increasing 'waste' stream in an economic and environmentally sustainable manner remains a significant environmental issue. Perhaps, the realization of this fact has led to series of concerted efforts aimed at beneficial re-uses in an effort to close the loop between efficient water treatment and sustainable sludge management. This paper therefore presents a comprehensive review of available literature on attempts at beneficial reuses of water treatment plant sludge, in an effort to provide a compendium of recent and past developments, and update our current state of knowledge. Four broad categories of uses, which included over eleven possible ways in which waterworks sludges can be reused were identified and examined. Obvious advantages of such reuse options were highlighted and knowledge gaps identified. Future issues that will assist in the development of sustainable waterworks sludge management options with a multi-prong approach were equally discussed. en
dc.description.sponsorship Other funder en
dc.format.extent 613113 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis en
dc.relation.requires Critical Infrastructure Group Research Collection en
dc.relation.requires Urban Institute Ireland Research Collection en
dc.rights This is an electronic version of an article published in Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 37 (2): 129-164available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10643380600776239 en
dc.subject Disposal en
dc.subject Reuse en
dc.subject Waterworks sludge en
dc.subject Wastewater treatment en
dc.subject.lcsh Water treatment plant residuals--Recycling--Research en
dc.subject.lcsh Water treatment plant residuals--Management--Research en
dc.title Constructive approaches towards water treatment works sludge management : an international review of beneficial re-uses en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10643380600776239 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 37 en
dc.identifier.issue 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 129 en
dc.identifier.endpage 164 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/10643380600776239
dc.neeo.contributor Babatunde|A.O.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Zhao|Y.Q.|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Environmental Protection Agency en
dc.description.admin ke,ti,ab,SB-09/09/2011 en


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