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L’irrigation avec des eaux usées et la santé (in French) - Irrigation with wastewater and health

Drechsel, P. et al. (2011)

Published in: 2011

International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Drechsel, P. et al.

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L’utilisation des eaux usées pour l’irrigation en agriculture peut se traduire par de nombreux avantages pour presque tous les pays, mais elle s’avère particulièrement utile et rentable dans les pays arides et semi-arides à faible revenu. Dans de telles régions, les ressources en eau supplémentaire à faible coût peuvent constituer un gain important pour le bien-être et la santé des humains, tout en augmentant les possibilités de produire des aliments et des emplois destinés aux populations pauvres qui vivent aux abords des villes et villages, comportant une source abondante de cours d’eaux usées. Cependant, dans les régions humides de pays à revenus faible et intermédiaire, les eaux usées qui s’écoulent depuis d’importantes zones urbaines ne sont pas traitées et elles sont chargées de l’éventail complet des pathogènes bactériens, viraux, protozoaires et helminthiques excrétés et endémiques dans la communauté. Ces eaux posent des risques importants pour la santé lorsqu’elles s’intègrent aux sources d’eau utilisées pour l’irrigation.

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Drechsel, P. et al. (2011). L’irrigation avec des eaux usées et la santé (in French) - Irrigation with wastewater and health. International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

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Food security and productive sanitation (WG5) French Greywater or wastewater


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