Waste not, want not

Walker, Ian
May 2008
Utility Week;5/23/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p45
Trade Publication
The author discusses the use of recycled wastewater in Great Britain. He explained that climate change may lessen the availability of supplies of fresh water. He said that the Strategic Direction Statements (SDSs) contain the 25-year plans that the Office of Water Services (Ofwat) requires from water companies. The companies will be able to measure the annual withdrawal of water against the total available renewable freshwater resources through the Water Stress Index. He stressed that the biggest barrier to recycled water is consumer acceptance.


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