Congress Resources: Papers, posters and presentations

< Return to abstract list

Congress: 2015
Author(s): Ahmed KETTAB (Algiers, Algeria), Salah KAREF, Dorsaf BEN OTHMAN, Naoual BENNAi‡AR

Université de Djelfa1, Faculté de Sciences de Tunis. Tunisie2, Centre d'é‰tude et de recherches sur le Droit des Activités Maritimes et de l'’Environnement.London3

Keyword(s): Sub-theme 13: Non-conventional sources of water,

Abstract :

The rationalization of the use of conventional water resources has become an imperative management. In this, and in the context of sustainable development, agricultural reuse of treated wastewater and sludge generated by the treatment appears to be an alternative for the preservation of water resources and the environment and the promotion of agriculture sector.

It is around this axis as revolves this work, based primarily on the aptitude of treated wastewater and sewage sludge of WWTP of Medea to the reuse in agriculture. To do this, analyzes of these by-products were made at the laboratory level.

The results, projected and compared to the recommendations of FAO and WHO standards, revealed that: The treated waters of the WWTP of Medea, despite their high salinity, are reusable for irrigation of certain salt-tolerant species. The high concentration of faecal coliforms, fact that these waters can not be used without chlorination. The Sewage sludge, by the relatively low amount of organic matter it contains is considered a fertilizer, more than organic amendment. In addition, the C/N presents an important availability and rapid nitrogen mineralization.

Keywords : treated wastewater, sewage sludge, standards, reuse, irrigation.

1. Baumont S., Camard JP, Lefranc A, A. Franconi., Wastewater Reuse: health risks and feasibility in ÃŽle-de-France. Report ORS, 2004.

2. Catherine B., H. Alain, Jean-M H., Treatment Technologies a view to reuse of treated wastewater (RWWT), Final Report, Partnership convention ONEMA-Cemagref, 2009.

3. El Haite. H., Treatment Wastewater by reservoirs operational and reuse for irrigation, Doctoral Thesis, Superior National School of Mines of Saint-Etienne, 2010.

4. Emile T, Henri B, Emmanuel N, Henri T, Georges W, Henri B, Jean-Michel D, Chantal B., Management and valorization of wastewater in planned habitat areas and their peripheries (GEVEU), A08 Sewerage, Final Report, Laboratory Environment and Water Sciences, Superior Polytechnic National School, University of Yaoundé-INSA of Lyon, 2003.

5. Faby .JA, F. Brissaud., The use of treated wastewater in irrigation. International Office of Water, 1997.

6. FAO., Irrigation with treated wastewater: Operating Manual, Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa, Cairo, Egypt, 2003.

7. Hillel D., Environmental soil physics, San Diego, Edition Academic Press, 1998.

8. John R. Tiercelin, Alain V., Treaty of Irrigation, 2nd Edition TEC and DOC, Lavoisier, 2006.

9. Kettab A., R. Metiche, N. Bennacar, Water for sustainable development: Issues and strategies, Water Sci. 21 (2008)247–256

10. Landreau A.., Reuse of treated wastewater per the soil and subsoil: Fit between the quality of water use and protection of the natural environment. Seminar on wastewater and receiving environment, Casablanca (Morocco), 1987, pp.1-13.

11. Nakib M., Contribution to the study of the possibilities for using wastewater and sewage sludge in agriculture, Magister Thesis, INA, Algiers, 1986.

12 Rodier J., Legube B., Merlet N., Analysis of Water, Paris, Edition Dunod, 2009.

13 Sparks LD., Environmental soil chemistry. Edition Academic Press, 2nd Edition, 2003.

14. Zella L., A. Kettab, Numerical methods of microirrigation lateral design, Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. 6 (2002)

© 2011 IWRA - International Water Resources Association - - Admin