Using Reclaimed Water to Augment Potable Water Resources
If your utility is considering indirect potable water reuse to help ease water shortages or delay the development of new water supplies, Using Reclaimed Water to Augment Potable Water Resources is the ideal guidebook to help you understand all the issues–technical, economic, regulatory, and social–you should know to make an informed decision.
Developed and peer-reviewed by American Water Works Association (AWWA) and Water Environment Federation (WEF) committees, this book is a valuable information resource on all aspects of indirect potable water reuse.
Coverage includes all this and more:
• What indirect potable water reuse is; its benefits and risks
• Public health issues and regulations governing use
• Surface water and aquifer storage of reclaimed water
• Planning, technical, treatment, and implementation issues
• Ensuring reliability
• Public perceptions of indirect potable water reuse
• Addressing misconceptions, questions, and concerns
• Involving consumers and public officials
• Successes and failures: case studies
The book will show you how to build public acceptance for indirect potable water reuse. It tells you what common objections and misconceptions exist regarding indirect potable reuse. It provides strategies for public involvement and education about how indirect potable reuse can help ease water shortages and avoid costly development of new water supplies, while providing economic, environmental, and social benefits. It also includes actual case studies that examine why projects succeeded or failed, so you can avoid mistakes others have made.
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