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An Innovative Approach to Urban Wastewater Treatment in the Developing World
Author: HARLEMAN, Don, MURCOTT, Susan (refer to BC employee PARKER, Denny)
Reprinted form WATER21 - June 2001. Courtesy of IWA (

Population growth in mega-cities and other urban areas of the developing world, and associated water-related pollution and public health problems, are a much discussed topic. The important issue is whether the developing world should follow the model of using the municipal wastewater treatment technology of western Europe and North America, or whether there is an alternative ‘sustainable sanitation’ approach?

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