Water recycled from sewage is a valuable resource with a range of uses across the commercial, industrial, agricultural and residential sectors.
Recycled water is wastewater (residential sewage and industrial trade waste) treated and disinfected to a safe standard for beneficial reuse.
All of our water reclamation plants produce recycled water.
We do not refer to stormwater or domestic greywater as recycled water.
Recycled water is classified into four classes, depending on its treatment level and reuse opportunities.
Recycled water is a key element in securing our future water supply.
Increased use of recycled water reduces our reliance on drinking water.
Recycled water is a renewable resource continually replenished through our sewerage system
Our water reclamation plants currently produce recycled water by a combination of mechanical and biological processes.
In our region, Class C recycled water is currently used for a range of purposes, including:
Class A recycled water is available to selected new residential developments including Armstrong Creek and Torquay North via a dedicated 'purple pipe' network. In these new suburbs, Class A recycled water can be used for garden watering, toilet flushing, washing vehicles and more.
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