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RP2017 Fact Sheet: Reducing the energy intensity and carbon emissions of waste water treatment

Wastewater treatment plays an essential role in safeguarding public and environmental health within the built environment. However, wastewater treatment operations are among the most energy intensive activities carried out in our cities, with high levels of associated greenhouse gas emissions. This fact sheet outlines how to develop new, locally-relevant energy benchmarks for use by the Australian water sector.

factsheet rp2017 v.2 (933376 PDF)

RP2017: Energy Benchmarking for Efficient, Low-Carbon Water Recycling Operations