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Agronomic and public health assessment of reclaimed water quality for landscape irrigation

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dc.contributor Universitat de Vic. SART
dc.contributor.author Mujeriego, Rafael
dc.contributor.author Sala, Lluís
dc.contributor.author Carbó, Maria
dc.contributor.author Turet i Capellas, Josep
dc.date.accessioned 2014-05-23T11:39:09Z
dc.date.available 2014-05-23T11:39:09Z
dc.date.created 1996
dc.date.issued 1996
dc.identifier.citation Mujeriego, R., Sala, L., Carbo, M., & Turet Capellas, J. (1996). Agronomic and public health assessment of reclaimed water quality for landscape irrigation. Water Science and Technology; 2nd International Symposium on Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse, IRAKLION, GREECE. , 33(10-11) 335-344. ca_ES
dc.identifier.issn 0273-1223
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10854/3076
dc.description.abstract The Mas Nou golf course has been using disinfected secondary effluent for irrigation since September 1989. Although adjusted-SAR values and EC of irrigation water have generally fallen in the non-restricted irrigation categories, EC values were initially higher than desirable for turf irrigation, due to high effluent chloride concentration. A definite solution was reached in the summer of 1993 with completion of a new surface water transfer. Since 1993, EC values in summer effluent range from 1.2 to 1.5 dS/m. A new water and storage pond management system has been proposed to optimize both water and nutrients application, using only the most adequate water source available at a given time. The relatively low iron contributions of reclaimed water have resulted in occasional spots of ferric chlorosis, which have been recovered with localized application of iron compounds. Fertilizer savings have ranged from 0.06 to 0.12 US $/m3 of reclaimed effluent. Weekly analyses of reclaimed water show that faecal coliforms and faecal streptococci concentrations lower than 100 cfu/100 mL can be consistently achieved. By mechanical mixing of top oxygen-rich waters with bottom oxygen-depleted waters in the storage ponds, odor problems have been totally eliminated. Close collaboration with the greenkeeper has resulted in a more favorable attitude to the water quality requirements of reclaimed effluent and a more effective and economical fertilization program. The greenkeeper perception has gradually evolved from a passive acceptance of the requirements of using reclaimed water to a positive recognition of its benefits. ca_ES
dc.format application/pdf
dc.format.extent 10 p. ca_ES
dc.language.iso eng ca_ES
dc.publisher Elsevier ca_ES
dc.rights (c) 1996 Elsevier. Published article is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0273-1223(96)00436-2
dc.subject.other Aigua -- Reutilització ca_ES
dc.subject.other Aigua -- Qualitat -- Gestió ca_ES
dc.subject.other Regatge per aigües residuals ca_ES
dc.title Agronomic and public health assessment of reclaimed water quality for landscape irrigation ca_ES
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article ca_ES
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/0273-1223(96)00436-2
dc.relation.publisherversion http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0273122396004362
dc.rights.accesRights info:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccess ca_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/publishedVersion ca_ES
dc.indexacio Indexat a WOS/JCR ca_ES

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