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Environmental Analysis & Ecology Studies

A Short Review on Environmental Risks of Using Sewage Sludge as Nutrients Resource in Soil

Submission: April 23, 2018; Published: November 26, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/EAES.2018.04.000591

ISSN: 2578-0336
Volume4 Issue4


Soil is the final terminal of heavy metals accumulations resulted from anthropogenic activities that may find their way through the underground waters. Application of sewage sludge to agricultural soil is a common practice because of low costs and recycling of nutrients achieved. Disposal of municipal sewage sludge and effluents has recently received much publicity because of the incircling amounts of these wastes produced by urban and industrial activities.

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