Developing the Circular Water Economy: Reuse and Recycle

  • Robert C. Brears
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Climate Resilient Societies book series (PSCRS)


Reused and recycled water can be used for a variety of non-potable uses including industrial processes and irrigation of agricultural land. Recycled water can also be blended with surface or groundwater to increase supplies. This reduces the economic and environmental costs related to establishing new water supplies in the development of the circular water economy.


Water reuse Recycled water Water recycling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert C. Brears
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  1. 1.Our Future WaterChristchurchNew Zealand

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