The yuck factor

Truini, Joe
February 2008
Waste News;2/18/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 21, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that planned systems to recycle wastewater into drinking water have been opposed in the U.S., despite water shortage in many areas in the country. Public perception is definitely the biggest challenge to recycling of wastewater, said Zachary Dorsey, a spokesman for the WateReuse Association in Alexandria. Most recycled water is used for nonpotable purposes, as well as industrial applications, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


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