Water sanitation hygiene

Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater - Volume 3

Wastewater and excreta use in aquaculture

World Health Organization

Guidelines for safe use of wastewater, Vol3 cover

Publication details

Number of pages: 140
Publication date: 2006
Languages: English, French
ISBN: 92 4 154684 0


Volume 3 of the Guidelines informs readers on the assessment of microbial hazards and toxic chemicals and the management of the associated risks when using wastewater and excreta in aquaculture. It explains requirements to promote safe use practices, including minimum procedures and specific health-based targets. It puts trade-offs between potential risks and nutritional benefits in a wider development context. Special reference is made to food-borne trematodes.