Wastewater Treatment Practices in Africa – Experiences from Seven Countries

This is a paper from 2013 that presents the treatment plants existing in Africa; it discusses the types of processes applied, the required treatment performance per country, and the main challenges hindering their performance as well as the reuse of the treated wastewater.

SOURCE: ResearchGate


Wastewater Production, Treatment, and Irrigation in Middle East and North Africa

This is an academic journal article from 2009 that describes the water situation in MENA.

SOURCE: SpringerLink

Wastewater Management in the Philipines

This is a PowerPoint from 2015 that overviews wastewater management in the Philippines. 

SOURCE: Environmental Management Bureau Region 3

Special regulation of wastewater

This is a document in Spanish that outlines the terms of the 2000 Salvadorian special regulation on wastewater.


South Africa Water Services Act 1997

This is a document from 1997 created by the Republic of South Africa that outlines the rights of access to basic water supply and basic sanitation and sets the national standards, norms, tariffs.


Regulations on Water Quality, Control of Discharges and Protection Zones

This is a document in Spanish that outlines the terms of the 1987 Salvadorian regulation on water quality.

SOURCE: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations

Regulation of the Minister of the Environment about Raw Wastewater Quality

This is an Indonesian law enacted in 2010 that regards the quality of the raw wastewater for businesses and/or oil, gas, and geothermal activities.

SOURCE: Global Regulation


Public Health Act, B.E. 2535

This is a Thai governmental document from 1992 that outlines the revisions to the law on public health and the law on the control of the use of fecal matter as fertilizer.

SOURCE: Thai Laws

Philippine Regulations on Sanitation and Wastewater Systems

This is a book from 2006 that complies Philippine Regulations on Sanitation and Wastewater Systems. Pertinent documents included here were obtained from existing laws, regulations, and standards such as Republic Acts, Presidential Decrees, Board Resolutions, Administrative Orders, Implementing Rules and Regulations, and other relevant statutes which are packaged in chronological order to track down the sequence of policy development. This compilation is also intended for the use of other related professionals, local government units, planning officers, researchers, policy makers, teachers, consultants (local and international), business firms, board exam reviewees, students, and the public in general who may be interested in the field of sanitation and wastewater systems, environmental health and environmental management. 

SOURCE: B.B. Magtibay’s Publishing House

Ministry of Ecology And Environment of People’s Republic of China

This is a website for China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment with information on topics such as Pollution Prevention, Ecological Protection, and Environmental Quality.