Water Recycling

Water Recycling - Taressa Cade 3/5/2008 Water recycling Dr....

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Taressa Cade 3/5/2008 Water recycling Dr. Cole Water Recycling Recycling is done all over the world, whether it be paper, plastic, or aluminum. It is done so the products are not going to waste, but so that they can be reused and put to good use. Another type of recycling done is with water. It is called reclaimed or recycled water, from sewage, and is mostly used for irrigation. With population growth and environment concerns, water supply is a big worry for society. So water companies are in a panic to find new resources to accompany the demand for water. Will we have to resort to recycling waste for drinking water? That is definitely an option being researched. Water is being recycled daily through the natural process of the water cycle but water recycling is more commonly done through technology, which is a much faster process. Water recycling is using treated wastewater for some type of purpose. Most of the wastewater used comes from sewage, which is then heavily treated and purified to get rid of containments. It is then usually used for irrigation of land, industrially for cooling, used by firefighters, or in public decorative water fountains. There are many benefits to using recycled water. One of the major benefits is that
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course CHEM 1132 taught by Professor Cole/clark during the Spring '08 term at UCM.

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