Irrigating crops with untreated wastewater exposes huge numbers to health risk

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Nearly 30 million hectares of cropland worldwide is likely to be irrigated with untreated wastewater – 50% more than previously estimated, a study reveals. As a result, some 885 million people are exposed to serious health risks.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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