Skin Diseases Among People Using Urban Wastewater in Phnom Penh

Wim van der Hoek, Vuong Tuan Anh, Phung Dac Cam, Chan Vicheth and Anders Dalsgaard

In: UA Magazine No. 14 - Urban Aquatic Production

The major challenge in sustainable use of wastewater in agriculture and aquaculture is to optimise the benefits of wastewater as a resource (both the water and the nutrients it contains) and to minimise the negative impacts on human health. Epidemiological studies in different countries have established
that the highest risk to human health of using wastewater in agriculture and aquaculture is posed by worm infections.

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