Rooba Hasan's scientific contributions

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This review article attempts to analyse the social issues that impact the performance of natural treatment systems (NTSs). An NTS is a decentralised wastewater treatment system found to be appropriate in developing countries due to its affordability and lower technicity. However, if socio-economic and institutional issues of community are ignored t...


... Decentralized systems imply lower investment, operation and maintenance costs compared to traditional schemes since they limit the extension of sewer construction and introduce low-impact treatment solutions [71][72][73][74]. Conventional pollutant removal processes could be carried out with lower inputs of energy and/or chemicals [75,76], and opportunities for local reuse would be enhanced [11]. Simple design and construction would allow for easy replications in underdeveloped areas using local resources and materials [77]. ...