Wastewater treatment and reuse: Past, present, and future

Andreas N. Angelakis, Shane A. Snyder

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This paper provides an overview of the Special Issue on Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: Past, Present, and Future. The papers selected for publication include advanced wastewater treatment and monitoring technologies, such as membrane bioreactors, electrochemical systems; denitrifying biofilters, and disinfection technologies. The Issue also contains articles related to best management practices of biosolids, the influence of organic matter on pathogen inactivation and nutrient removal. Collectively, the Special Issue presents an evolution of technologies, from conventional through advanced, for reliable and sustainable wastewater treatment and reuse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4887-4895
Number of pages9
JournalWater (Switzerland)
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2015


  • Bioelectrochemical systems
  • Bioenergy
  • Carbon cycling
  • Denitrifying biofilters
  • Disinfection
  • Horizontal and/or vertical flow constructed wetlands
  • Land application systems
  • Management of biosolids and manure
  • Membrane bioreactors
  • Multicriteria decision making
  • Olive mill wastewater treatment
  • Specific energy consumption

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Aquatic Science
  • Water Science and Technology


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