Assessment of water requirements of crops for the reuse of municipal wastewaters from the wastewater treatment plant at Patras, Greece.

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Year Published: 2006
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Author: Kalavrouziotis, I. K. ; Sakellariou-Makrantonaki, M. S. ; Vagenas, I. N. ; Lemesios, I.
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The possibilities of reuse, for irrigation, of the treated wastewaters produced in the biological wastewater treatment plant at Patras, Greece, have been examined. The practice of water reuse in soils, and cultivation, releases large amounts of water that are very useful to areas that face water shortage; it also contributes to the protection of the water ecosystem. The suggested safe reuse in seaside Mediterranean cities such as Patras will be the commencement of irrigation with treated wastewaters in other cities where there are areas with important primary production.

Pages: 485 - 495
Volume: 28
Number: 3/4
Journal: International Journal of Environment and Pollution
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ISSN: 0957-4352

agriculture, biological treatment, cereals, crop production,irrigation water, lucerne, maize, olives, sewage, trees, vegetables,waste water, waste water treatment, waste water treatment plants, watermanagement, water requirements, water reuse, woody plants, Greece,Medicago, Medicago sativa, Olea europaea, plants, Zea mays, SouthernEurope, Europe, Mediterranean Region, Developed Countries, EuropeanUnion Countries, OECD Countries, Medicago, Papilionoideae, Fabaceae,Fabales, dicotyledons, angiosperms, Spermatophyta, plants, eukaryotes,Olea, Oleaceae, Scrophulariales, Zea, Poaceae, Cyperales,monocotyledons, alfalfa, corn, Oleales, vegetable crops, water resourcemanagement, Field Crops (FF005) (New March 2000), Forage and FodderCrops (FF007) (New March 2000), Plant Water Relations (FF062), PlantProduction (FF100), Soil Water Management (Irrigation and Drainage)(JJ800) (Revised June 2002) [formerly Soil Water Management], Forestsand Forest Trees (Biology and Ecology) (KK100),

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