TITLE

Possibilities for reuse of treated domestic wastewater in The Netherlands

AUTHOR(S)
Rietveld, L. C.; Norton-Brandão, D.; Shang, R.; van Agtmaal, J.; van Lier, J. B.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Water Science & Technology;2011, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p1540
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The implementation of wastewater reuse is becoming an increasingly important means of supplementing water supply needs and/or reducing costs. The present paper provides examples of possible uses of treated domestic effluent for the three sectors, i.e. public water supply, industrial and agricultural uses with the aim to address the feasibility of these applications. It is concluded that, although The Netherlands as a whole is considered to be a low water stressed country, regional fresh water scarcity and costs can result in the need for applications of domestic wastewater reuse.
ACCESSION #
67543272

 

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