Microbial Contamination Of Wastewater

Microbial Contamination Of Wastewater And Associated Health Risks Wastewater consists of water that carries wastes (dissolved or suspended solids) from homes, businesses, and industries and also stormwater discharges. This water is rich in chemical and biological pollutants. Therefore, wastewater effluents, if not properly treated, can cause a number of ecological, economical, and human health problems such as: algal blooms from nutrient enrichment; depletion of dissolved oxygen - … [Read more...]