Buffer zone

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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

With respect to the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater, it is land that separates wastewater, excreta and/or greywater use areas from public access areas (WHO 2006).

Other Definitions

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Interpretations and Explanations

It is used to prevent exposures to the public from hazards associated with wastewater, excreta and/or greywater (WHO 2006).

References

WHO (2006) WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater

http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/

WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)


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