Study on the Reuse of Treated Wastewater and Sludge at National Scale in Jordan

The study is financed by Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) for the benefit of Ministry of Water and Irrigation in Jordan.

The objectives and the main outputs of this study are:

  • Comprehensive study on the reuse of treated wastewater and sludge in order to obtain an enhanced understanding of the overall national state and potential for reuse in Jordan.
  • Detailed description of the different reuse types in Jordan, current practices, quantities, flows and qualities associated to the different reuse types of treated wastewater and sludge.
  • Hands-on assessment of the institutional, technical, social, cultural and administrative bottlenecks in Jordan with regards to the safe and sustainable (ecological, economic and social sustainability) reuse of treated wastewater and sludge.
  • Development of policy measures for ensuring the long-term sustainability of wastewater and sludge reuse in Jordan.