Majority of the industrial activities in Thailand are concentrated around Bangkok Metropolitan Area. The ever increasing industrial activities have led to over exploitation of water resources and discharge of significant pollution load. Therefore, it is important to identify the wastewater reuse potentials and develop strategies for its promotion within the industrial sector. Although technological advances have made it possible to treat effluents for industrial re-use, in practice, the Thai industries do lack in implementation of such technologies. Promotion of cleaner production concepts and advanced new technologies such as membrane technologies could assist the industry for the implementation of wastewater reuse projects in Thailand. This paper discusses various technical, institutional and management related issues to promote industrial wastewater reuse, with few case studies.
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Research Article| May 01 2001
Strategies for development of industrial wastewater reuse in Thailand
Water Sci Technol (2001) 43 (10): 59–66.
C. Visvanathan, A. Cippe; Strategies for development of industrial wastewater reuse in Thailand. Water Sci Technol 1 May 2001; 43 (10): 59–66. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2001.0580
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