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Last Updated: 02-02-2017 20:40
Birch, A., Emanuel, R., James, A., Guthrie Nichols, E. 2016. Hydrologic Impacts of Municipal Wastewater Irrigation to a Temperate Forest Watershed. Journal of Environmental Quality. Volume 45, Number 4. Pages 1303-1312
forest, hydrology, surface water, wastewater, Rainfall, isotopes
Municipal wastewater application to managed forests is an important water reuse technology. This study estimated the amount of land-applied wastewater in total streamflow, showing that wastewater compositions were proportionally lower than groundwater and surface water based on the proportion of irrigation to rainfall in the study areas.